Joanna Cound

Managing Director, EMEA Government Affairs & Public Policy, Blackrock, London

Joanna Cound is managing director of BlackRock's Global Public Policy Group in EMEA. She is a member of BlackRock's European Executive Committee, the BlackRock Group Limited (BGL) Enterprise Risk Management Committee, BlackRock's Leadership Council in Europe, and of BlackRock's Global Operating Committee and Global Public Policy Steering Committee. She is also a board member of the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA), and the International Capital Market Association (ICMA). Prior to moving to this role, Joanna was International COO for BlackRock's Cash Management Group. Joanna's service with the firm dates to 1996, including her years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. Prior to joining MLIM in 1996, Joanna worked for Fidelity as head of European product development and as a marketing manager for Citibank retail bank in Germany. Joanna earned a B.A. degree in European studies from Loughborough University and a Masters in European studies from the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium. She also has an MBA from the London Business School. Joanna is a Fellow of Salzburg Global Seminar

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