Geir Espeskog

Managing Director, Head of iShares Asia Pacific Distribution



Geir Espeskog, Managing Director, is the head of BlackRock iShares Asia Pacific Distribution. In his role, he is responsible for driving the growth of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and guiding clients in both the institutional, asset management, and wealth space on how best to utilise ETFs in their investment portfolios. Geir joined Blackrock in 2010 as head of BlackRock's iShares Nordics business in London. He moved to Copenhagen in 2011 when the firm opened a local office there. In 2015, he transferred to Hong Kong to head up the APAC distribution. Before joining Blackrock, Geir worked at Barclays Capital where he was responsible for building a Scandinavian and Dutch derivatives flow business. Prior to that, he held a similar position at Merrill Lynch for four years and at Goldman Sachs the previous four years. He has extensive equity derivatives knowledge, having looked after clients who were amongst the largest pension funds, mutual funds and insurers in Scandinavia and Holland. Geir received his M.Sc. in finance and computer science from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in 2000. He completed part of his degree at Erasmus University in Rotterdam.

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BlackRock Geir Espeskog on how ETFs can Build Asia’s Rising Tide of ‘Whole Portfolio’ Thinking Geir Espeskog, Head of the BlackRock iShares Asia Pacific Distribution, is remarkably sporty, enjoying everything from running to skiing and mountain biking. He certainly needs plenty of energy to help manage the ETF distribution business across the region, with huge amounts of travel to meet client....

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