Philipp Hildebrand, Vice Chairman of BlackRock, is a member of the firm's Global Executive Committee. He also oversees the BlackRock Investment Institute and BlackRock Sustainable Investing.
Hildebrand joined BlackRock in 2012, having previously served as Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank. In that capacity, he was also a Director of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the Swiss Governor of the International Monetary Fund and a member of the Financial Stability Board (FSB), of which the Leaders of the G20 appointed him Vice Chairman in 2011. Hildebrand was also Chairman of the Administrative Committee of the Board of Directors of the BIS, and part of the Steering Committee and the Plenary of the FSB. Previously, Hildebrand was Chief Investment Officer of a Swiss private bank and a partner at Moore Capital Management in London.
He is a Trustee of the British Museum, Chair of the Zurcher Kunstgesellschaft, a member of the Group of Thirty and an Honorary Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford. Hildebrand sits on the International Advisory Board of Oxford University's Blavatnik School of Government and the International Leadership Council for Europe for the University of Toronto. He is a Chevalier de L'Ordre National du Merite in France.
Hildebrand earned a BA from the University of Toronto, an MA from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva and a DPhil from the University of Oxford.