Tushar Modi, CFA, Director, serves as the Head of the Hedge Fund business within the US iShares Institutional group at BlackRock. Mr. Modi focuses on providing ETF education and solutions- based support on a cross-asset and multi-strategy basis to a wide variety of hedge fund clients within the macro, credit, systematic, multi-strategy and relative value arena. In prior roles, Mr. Modi was also responsible for developing relationships and positioning ETFs to large institutional asset managers and family office clients.
Prior to joining BlackRock in 2012, Mr. Modi spent nine years at Citi. Most recently, he was a regional manager at Citi, responsible for marketing and executing all interest rate derivatives products within the Commercial Business Group. Prior to those roles, Tushar held roles in risk management, middle office and operations within Citi’s institutional business.
Mr. Modi graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BA in Economics from Boston University and also received a Master’s degree in Economics in 2005, also from Boston University. Mr. Modi became a CFA charter holder in 2011.