Speaker Profiles

Jean Boivin

Jean Boivin

Deputy Chief Investment Strategist

BlackRock Investment Institute

Jean Boivin, PhD, Managing Director is Deputy Chief Investment Strategist of the Blackrock Investment Institute, a global platform which leverages BlackRock's global expertise to generate insights that augment their ability to create a better financial future for their clients.
Prior to joining BlackRock, Dr. Boivin served variously as Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada and then Associate Deputy Finance Minister and Finance Canada's representative at the G7, G20 and Financial Stability Board. He was a special advisor to Mark Carney when he was Governor of the Bank of Canada. Dr. Boivin has also taught at INSEAD, HEC Montreal and Columbia Business School and has written widely on monetary policy.

Dr. Boivin earned a B.Sc. degree in economics from the Universite de Montreal in 1995, an MA in economics from Princeton University in 1997 and a PhD in economics from Princeton University in 2000.

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