Pierre Sarrau, CFA, Managing Director, is head of Fiduciary Risk Management for Multi-Asset Class Products within the Risk & Quantitative Analysis Group. From 2006 to 2009, Mr. Sarrau was a member of BlackRock's Risk and Quantitative Analysis Group. He was responsible for fixed income and multi-asset analytics. Mr. Sarrau joined BlackRock following the merger with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM) in 2006. At MLIM, he was a member of the EMEA Risk and Quantitative Analysis team. Previously, he was the head of risk with a French Bank. He began his career in 1998. Mr. Sarrau earned a MSc degree in engineering from Ecole Centrale and a diploma in mathematical statistics from Cambridge University in 1997, and a diploma in accounting and finance from the London School of Economics in 1998.