Peter R. Fisher

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Peter R. Fisher
Occupation Senior Director
Employer BlackRock, Inc.
Location New York, NY, USA

Peter R. Fisher is a senior director at BlackRock, Inc.[1] He was previously the head of fixed income from 2004 to 2013. He also served as managing director and co-head of fixed income portfolio management group in 2007 and as managing director of BlackRock, Inc. in 2004.[2] His responsibilities included building BlackRock's investment and risk management business, expanding the balance sheet advisory services and offers to public and private financial services organizations worldwide.

Fisher is also a member of BlackRock's Investment Strategy Committee and has also recently served as Under Secretary of the Treasury where he was responsible for debt management.

Background

Before he joined BlackRock in 2004, Fisher served as head of domestic finance at the U.S Treasury. He served as undersecretary for Domestic Finance of the U.S. Treasury from August 2001 to October 2003.

Before his work at the Treasury Department, Fisher was executive vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, as well as manager of the System Open Market Account for the Federal Open Market Committee. He served as a member of the Treasury's borrowing advisory committee and oversaw all domestic open market and foreign exchange operations and the provision of account services to foreign central banks.[3] He has also worked with the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland. Fisher engaged in complex asset and liability management issues in the public sector and has been an outspoken advocate of comprehensive risk assessment and disciplined balance sheet management.

He was named to the FDIC Advisory Committee on June 3, 2011.[4]

Education

Fisher received his BA degree in history from Harvard College in 1980 and a JD degree from Harvard Law School in 1985.

References

  1. BlackRock's Peter Fisher stepping down as head of fixed income. Reuters.
  2. Peter R. Fisher. Bloomberg Businessweek.
  3. Peter R. Fisher, Under Secretary for Domestic Finance Opened The NASDAQ Stock Market. Nasdaq.
  4. Press Release. The Investment Authority.