Subject: Geraldine Buckingham

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Geraldine Buckingham is a member of BlackRock’s Global Executive Committee. She is a Senior Managing Director and is BlackRock’s Chair for the Asia Pacific region. She is responsible for all business activities in the region, which includes Greater China, Japan, Australia, Singapore, India and Korea. Buckingham previously served as Global Head of Corporate Strategy at BlackRock. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2014, Dr. Buckingham was a partner with McKinsey & Company’s financial services practice based in New York. Buckingham received the Rhodes scholarship to study at Oxford University, where she earned a Master of Philosophy degree in Comparative Social Policy. She earned her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degrees from Monash University.

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Subject: Edwin N. Conway

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Edwin N. Conway is a member of BlackRock’s Global Executive Committee. He is a Senior Managing Director and is Global Head of BlackRock Alternative Investors (BAI). Prior to this, Conway was Global Head of BlackRock’s Institutional Client Business (ICB). Prior to joining BlackRock in 2011, Mr. Conway was a Senior Managing Director at The Blackstone Group where he headed the Global Investor Relations & Business Development Group. Before joining Blackstone in 2005, Mr. Conway was an Executive Director at Arden Asset Management, Inc. and prior to that he was a Director at Credit Suisse Asset Management located both in London and New York. Conway earned a BComm degree from University College Dublin (UCD).

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Subject: Frank Cooper III

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Frank Cooper III is a member of BlackRock’s Global Executive Committee. He is a Senior Managing Director and is the Global Chief Marketing Officer of BlackRock. Cooper previously served as Chief Marketing and Creative Officer at BuzzFeed. Prior to this, he served as Chief Marketing Officer of Global Consumer Engagement for PepsiCo’s Global Beverage Group. Cooper started his career as an entertainment lawyer and later served as a senior executive at Motown and Def Jam. Cooper earned a J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he served as the Supreme Court Editor of The Harvard Law Review, and a B.S. degree in business administration from the University of California at Berkeley.

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Subject: Sir Robert Fairbairn

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Sir Robert Fairbairn  is a member of BlackRock’s Global Executive Committee. He is a Vice Chairman of the firm. He chairs the Human Capital Committee and Global Executive Committee Talent Subcommittee, and is a member of the Global Executive Committee, Global Operating Committee, and Director of BlackRock’s U.S. Mutual Fund Boards. Previously, Fairbairn served as global head of the Retail and iShares businesses. Prior to that, he served as head of the Global Client Group and Chairman of BlackRock’s International Businesses. His service with the firm dates back to 1993, including his years with Mercury Asset Management (Mercury) and Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. From 1990 to 1993, he was with Lazard Investors’ business development team. Prior to that, he spent five years with GT Management as an investment manager. He earned BA degrees in history, economics, and Russian studies from Durham University in 1987.

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Subject: Robert Goldstein

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Robert Goldstein is a member of BlackRock’s Global Executive Committee. He is the Senior Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer and the Head of its BlackRock Solutions business. Goldstein serves on the Board of Trustees for the Battery Conservancy in New York and the Board of Advisors for the Hospital for Special Surgery. He earned a BS degree, magna cum laude, in economics from Binghamton University in 1994.

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Subject: Ben Golub

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Ben Golub is a member of the Global Executive Committee and co-head of the Risk & Quantitative Analysis Group of BlackRock. Previously at BlackRock, Dr. Golub was co-head and founder of BlackRock Solutions. He also served as the acting CEO of Trepp, LLC. a former BlackRock affiliate.  In 1988, Golub was one of the eight founding partners of Blackstone Financial Management LP, which evolved into BlackRock. Prior to the founding of BlackRock, he was a Vice President at The First Boston Corporation beginning in 1985 where he established the Financial Engineering Group. He is also a member of the Financial Services & Risk Management Subcommittee of the Financial Research Advisory Committee of the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Financial Research. Dr. Golub earned a SB degree and an SM degree in Management in 1978 and 1982 respectively, and a PhD degree in Applied Economics and Finance in 1984, all from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

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Subject: Philipp Hildebrand

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Philipp Hildebrand is a member of BlackRock’s Global Executive Committee. He is Vice Chairman of BlackRock and also Chairman of the Financial Markets Advisory (FMA) and the Financial Institutions Group (FIG). He also oversees the BlackRock Investment Institute (BII) and BlackRock Sustainable Investing (BSI). Prior to that, he served as Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank (SNB). In that capacity, he was also a Director of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the Swiss Governor of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and a member of the Financial Stability Board (FSB), of which the Leaders of the G20 appointed him Vice Chairman in 2011. Previously, Mr. Hildebrand was Chief Investment Officer of a Swiss private bank and a partner at Moore Capital Management in London. Hildebrand earned a BA from the University of Toronto, an MA from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, and a DPhil from the University of Oxford.

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Subject: Rich Kushel

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Rich Kushel is a member of BlackRock’s Global Executive Committee. He is a Senior Managing Director is head of the Multi-Asset StrategiesPreviously, Kushel was BlackRock’s Chief Product Officer and head of the Strategic Product Management Group, BlackRock Investment Stewardship, and the BlackRock Investment Institute. Kushel held several positions within the firm, including heading BlackRock’s International Institutional business and heading BlackRock’s Alternatives efforts and Wealth Management Groups. Prior to joining BlackRock in 1991, he was an associate in the Financial Institutions Group at Prudential Securities. Kushel earned a BS degree in industrial engineering from Stanford University in 1988.

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Subject: Rachel Lord

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Rachel Lord is a member of BlackRock’s Global Executive Committee. She is a Senior Managing Director, is Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa for BlackRock. Prior to assuming her current role in September 2017, she was EMEA Head of iShares and Head of Global Clients, ETF and Index Investments. Lord joined BlackRock in November 2013 from Citigroup where she was the Global Head of Corporate Equity Derivatives. She joined Citigroup in 2009 after thirteen years at Morgan Stanley. She graduated in 1987 from the University of Leeds with a BA (Hons) First Class in International History & Politics.

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