Isabelle Mateos y Lago, Managing Director, is BlackRock’s Chief Multi-Asset Strategist. As part of the BlackRock Investment Institute (BII), she is responsible for developing and delivering thought leadership, helping shape BII’s macro views, creating actionable market views based on the insights of our investment community, and representing BlackRock’s market views across client channels and in the media globally.
Ms. Mateos y Lago’s service with the firm dates back to January 2015. She initially worked as senior advisor to Philipp Hildebrand and from February 2016 onwards combined this role with that of global macro investment strategist in the BlackRock Investment Institute. Prior to joining BlackRock, she was a senior official at the IMF, where she worked for 15 years in a range of positions straddling economic analysis, policy making, strategy, and global governance (including as G20-liaison and as a Member of the Executive Board). She started her career at the French Ministry of Finance.
Ms. Mateos y Lago is a member of the Board of Bruegel, a leading European policy think tank. She is also a member of the Inspection générale des finances and a graduate of the École nationale d’administration and Sciences Po, Paris. She earned a master’s degree in economics from the University of Cambridge.