BlackRock, EMEA Retail Business Manager
Scott Harris, Vice President, leads the EMEA Retail Sales Management function and is Chief of Staff to the Head of EMEA Retail. Scott is responsible for driving connectivity and effectiveness across the EMEA Retail Sales team as well as supporting the Head of EMEA Retail drive and execute the strategic vision for the business.
Scott’s previous experience at BlackRock included a stint in its Strategic Partner Program where he delivered the full depth and breadth of the firm’s capabilities to a subset of the firm’s largest clients.
Scott co-chairs the EMEA OUT & Allies network at BlackRock (LGBT+ employee network). Since taking on this role, Scott has championed and shaped the strategy of the network and has driven several key activities such as our annual client event, charitable volunteering and growing our external presence through relationships with Stonewall and OUTstanding. Scott has also aligned the network closely with our business via the Investor Pulse survey, one of the largest global studies exploring attitudes towards savings, investing and retirement. The survey provided insights on the financial outlook for the LGBT community in the UK.
Prior to joining BlackRock, Scott worked for the Australian Government, Goldman Sachs and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
Scott earned a BCom in Economics and a BA in Mandarin from Deakin University, Australia, and has completed the first level of the CFA.