How BlackRock's David Ridgway handles the truth

Handling the truth

David Ridgway at BlackRock

David Ridgway and BlackRock are staunch believers in having an integrated risk management system. The asset management and investment firm started in 1988, just after the 1987 crash, which meant the founding members of the company were keen to ensure good risk management in terms of protecting clients and the company was at the centre of what they did. To that end, BlackRock created a central repository system called Aladdin, which all employees can access globally.

BlackRock’s philosophy, says

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