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Joe Parkin

Head of UK Sales, iShares and responsible for Aladdin Wealth Technology Distribution, UK, Netherlands and the Nordics, BlackRock

Joe Parkin, is Head of UK Sales at iShares and responsible for Aladdin Wealth Technology distribution in UK, Netherlands and Nordics. In his role he is responsible for BlackRock’s ETF, index, and index solutions businesses with institutional, wealth and retail clients in the UK, as well as developing the digital wealth business with clients across Northern Europe.

Mr Parkin’s previous roles at BlackRock included acting as Chief of Staff for the iShares business in EMEA, and overseeing and coordinating iShares’ relationships with key financial institutional clients across EMEA, including bank and insurance groups.

Prior to joining BlackRock in April 2012, Mr Parkin worked at Goldman Sachs for 6 years. During that time he worked within Private Wealth Management (PWM), where he assisted in building out Goldman Sachs’ footprint in the emerging markets, and Goldman Sachs Asset Management, where he was in UK Discretionary Sales.

Mr Parkin has a BA in Economics & Philosophy from Leeds University.