Dr Geraldine Buckingham

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A Rhodes Scholar who studied at Oxford, Dr Geraldine Buckingham is the youngest BlackRock executive reporting directly to CEO Larry Fink - tasked with long-term strategic thinking at the world's largest asset manager. A Senior Managing Director, she is Global Head of Corporate Strategy and a member of the firm's Global Executive Committee. At Oxford, Dr Buckingham earned a Master of Philosophy degree in Comparative Social Policy. But before that, this former emergency room surgeon earned her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degrees from Monash University. She is responsible for helping BlackRock develop and implement long-term goals and respond to the competitive financial services landscape.

She was named to Fortune Magazine and Crain's New York Business' "40 Under 40" lists for 2017.

Check out Geraldine on a panel talking about work/life balance here

Dr Geraldine Buckingham is the 2018 Advance Financial Services Award Winner.