Andrew Landman, CPA, Managing Director, serves as Chief Executive & Head of Australasia and responsible for all facets of the BlackRock business within Australasia.
Prior to assuming his current role, Andrew was Head of Client Business for the Asia-Pacific Region, responsible for both distribution and management of the Retail and Institutional relationships in Asia and Head of Institutional and BlackRock Alternative Specialists Group for APAC following a period of being Head of Client Businesses in Australia.
Prior to joining BlackRock, Andrew was Chief Executive Officer of Ascalon Capital Managers, a subsidiary of BT Financial Group. Ascalon takes equity stakes in, and is an active business partner of, some of Asia Pacific's leading boutique asset managers. Under Andrew's leadership, Ascalon successfully built a portfolio of nine single strategy hedge and high conviction funds across Australia and Asia Pacific with $4.2 billion in assets under management. In addition to the role at Ascalon, Andrew was Head of Investment Strategy at BT Financial Group. Prior to Ascalon, Andrew was the Chief Financial Officer of Challenger Funds Management. He started his career at Bankers Trust where he worked extensively across the operations side of funds management.
Andrew earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Newcastle. He studied leadership at the University of Chicago in 2003.