Peter R. Fisher, Senior Managing Director, is head of BlackRock's Fixed Income Portfolio Management globally and is a member of BlackRock's Global Operating Committee.
From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Fisher was Chairman of BlackRock Asia responsible for the firm's businesses in Japan, Korea, the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and Southeast Asia. He was co-head of Fixed Income from 2007 through 2009. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2004, he served from 2001 to 2003 as Under Secretary of the U.S. Treasury for Domestic Finance and in that capacity served as the Treasury's representative to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) and on the Board of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC). Before joining the Treasury, Mr. Fisher spent 15 years at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, concluding his service there as Executive Vice President and Manager of the System Open Market Account for the Federal Open Market Committee. In that capacity, he was responsible for the conduct of domestic bond market operations, foreign currency operations and for the management of the foreign currency reserves of both the Federal Reserve and the Treasury.
Mr. Fisher currently also serves as a non-executive director of the Financial Services Authority of the United Kingdom and is a member of the Strategic Advisory Committee at Agence France Trésor. He earned a BA degree in history from Harvard College in 1980 and a JD degree from Harvard Law School in 1985