Full Name
Alastair Bishop
Job Title
Head of Global Energy Equity Funds
Speaker Bio
Alastair Bishop, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, is a member of the Thematic & Sector team within the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Active Equity Group. Mr. Bishop co-manages Energy strategies (BGF World Energy, BlackRock Energy & Resources Trust, BlackRock All-Cap Energy & Resources); Thematic strategies (BGF Sustainable Energy, BGF Future of Transport, BlackRock Utilities, Infrastructure & Power Opportunities Trust); as well as broader Natural Resources strategies (BlackRock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust, BlackRock Commodity Strategies Fund, BlackRock Natural Resources Trust, BlackRock Natural Resources Growth & Income).

Mr. Bishop sits on BlackRock's Renewable Power Investment Committee and the EMEA Investment Stewardship Oversight Committee. He has also represented BlackRock on several external initiatives related to the Energy Transition including the City of London's Green Finance Initiative (2016-17) and the UK Government's Capital Markets Climate Initiative (2013-14).

Mr. Bishop joined BlackRock in 2010 from Piper Jaffray where he was a Senior Research Analyst covering Clean Technology. Prior to joining Piper Jaffray in 2009, he covered the Renewable Energy and Industrial sectors for 8 years at the European Investment Bank, Dresdner Kleinwort.

Mr. Bishop earned a BSc honours degree in Economics from the University of Nottingham in 2001.
Alastair Bishop