CIO and Global Head of Alternative Solutions Group
Pam Chan, CFA, Managing Director, is Chief Investment Officer and Global Head of the Alternative Solutions Group at BlackRock. As CIO, she is responsible for leading the investment management of Alternative Solutions’ portfolios, including the BlackRock Impact Opportunities Fund. She is Chair of the Alternative Solutions Investment Committee and Chair of the Internal Investment Committee for the BlackRock Impact Opportunities Fund. She is also a member of BlackRock’s firmwide Global Operating Committee, BlackRock’s Alternatives Executive Committee, BlackRock’s Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Steering Committee and the Executive Investment Committee for the BlackRock Impact Opportunities Fund. Ms. Chan’s service with the firm began in 2012. She co-founded Alternative Solutions in 2013 and prior to becoming CIO, she served as a senior portfolio manager and primary deputy to the CIO. Prior to joining BlackRock, Ms. Chan worked as a senior research analyst for the Financial Stability Board, as a Senior Investment Associate at Bridgewater and as a member of the Financial Institutions Group at Goldman, Sachs & Co., first as an investment banker and subsequently, in their Capital Markets group, focused on private placements and structured finance.
She currently co-chairs the Harvard College Schools and Scholarship Committee of New York City and has previously served on the Board of the Harvard Club of New York Foundation and the Harvard Business School Alumni Board. She is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders Class of 2020 and was previously nominated as a World Economic Forum Global Shaper in 2012, serving as curator for the New York City hub in 2014.
She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College with a joint concentration in Philosophy and Government, and earned an MBA with high honors from Harvard Business School.