Claire Felgate, Managing Director, Head of UK & MEA Global Consultant Relations leads our strategic engagement and drives execution with consultant firms across the UK, Middle East and Africa regions. Her leadership encompasses both advisory and delegated, with key focus areas in defined contribution (DC), Local Consultants and Field Consultants. She partners closely across BlackRock's client businesses, including the Institutional Client Business, Wealth and Family Offices, Endowments and Foundations and collaborates with investment colleagues across the firm to deliver the best outcomes for our clients.
Claire brings a wealth of experience with clients and consultants and a deep understanding of DC from her previous roles as Head of UK DC and as a relationship manager for a number of key DB clients.
Claire's service at the firm dates back to 2011. Prior to joining BlackRock, Claire was a Relationship Manager at UBS Global Asset Management where she worked with a number of key institutional clients, with a strong focus on Real Estate. Claire started her career as an Analyst at Goldman Sachs.
Claire earned a BBusSci (Hons) degree in Marketing and Finance from the University of Cape Town.
Claire holds the Investment Management Certificate and is also a CFA Charterholder.