Barbara G. Novick, Vice Chairman, BlackRock, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club meeting on Wednesday, December 16, 2020.

Barbara G. Novick, Vice Chairman and co-founder, is a member of BlackRock’s Global Executive Committee, Enterprise Risk Committee and Geopolitical Risk Committee.  From the inception of the firm in 1988 to 2008, Ms. Novick headed the Global Client Group and oversaw global business development, marketing and client service across equity, fixed income, liquidity, alternative investment and real estate products for institutional and individual investors and their intermediaries worldwide.  In 2009, Ms. Novick formed BlackRock’s Global Public Policy Group, and in 2018, she took on oversight of BlackRock’s Investment Stewardship team.  In her current role, Ms. Novick oversees the firm’s efforts globally for public policy.

Ms. Novick has authored numerous articles on asset management and public policy issues.  Ms. Novick serves as Vice Chairman of Cornell University’s Board of Trustees and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Investment Company Institute.  She is also a member of MSCI’s Editorial Advisory Board, Committee on Capital Markets Regulation, Center for Financial Stability Advisory Board, Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership Advisory Board, and Peterson Institute for International Economics Board.  Ms. Novick previously served as both Treasurer and Trustee of Westchester Jewish Center (1994 – 2012) and coached in the Westchester Youth Soccer League (1999 – 2015).  Ms. Novick earned a BA degree, cum laude, in economics from Cornell University.