Sally Du, CFA, Director and Portfolio Manager, is a member of the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock’s Portfolio Management Group. She leads US Fundamental Equity’s Quantitative Alpha Research Group (QARG), acts as senior Data Lead for the US Income and Value team, and is a Portfolio Manager for the BlackRock Fundamental US Equity Fund. In her role, she is responsible for quantitative and data – driven equity research and portfolio strategy to generate alpha. Ms. Du began her career at BlackRock in 2007 through the graduate analyst program. Ms. Du holds a Master of Science degree in Operations Research from Columbia University’s School of Engineering, and a Bachelor’s degree with honors from the Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley. She is a member of the Chicago Quantitative Alliance (CQA) and is a CFA charterholder.