Deepika Sharma, CFA
Deepika Sharma, CFA, is a Director at BlackRock and heads research and product strategy for multi-asset factor strategies. In this role, she is responsible for driving an intensive research agenda to identify the future generation of systematic strategies across major asset classes working with key internal partners such as PMs, and fostering specific product recommendations in the context of business objectives, competitive landscape, and overall firm strategy.
Prior to this role, she was Portfolio Manager and Managing Director of Investments at Astor Investment Management LLC, a quantitative global macro asset manager, where she co-managed $2bn in assets across retail and institutional channels. She has previously worked on the Fixed income Proprietary Desk at Nomura, as well as in macro strategy at Roubini Global Economics. Deepika began her career as an Analyst on the Structured Credit Desk at Lehman Brothers.
Deepika currently serves as Treasurer on the Board of Directors at CFA Society New York (previously, the New York Society of Security Analysts). She holds a Masters in International Finance at Columbia University and is a CFA charter holder.