Dr. Bennett W. Golub is a Chief Risk Officer at BlackRock Advisors LLC, a Chief Risk Officer at BlackRock, Inc. and a Member-North American Executive Board at MIT Sloan School of Management.
He is on the Board of Directors at Global Association of Risk Professionals and International Association For Quantitative Finance.
He is responsible for the investment, counterparty, technology and operational risk of BlackRock. Dr. Golub is also the chair of BlackRock’s Enterprise Risk Management Committee.
Previously at BlackRock, Dr. Golub was co-head and founder of BlackRock Solutions, BlackRock's risk advisory business beginning in 1995. Dr. Golub also served as the acting CEO of Trepp, LLC. a former BlackRock affiliate that pioneered the creation and distribution of data and models for collateralized commercial-backed securities beginning in 1996. In 1988, Dr. Golub was one of the eight founding partners of Blackstone Financial Management LP, which evolved into BlackRock. Prior to the founding of BlackRock, Dr. Golub was a Vice President at The First Boston Corporation beginning in 1985 where he established the Financial Engineering Group. During his tenure, the group structured over $25 billion of bonds, including many innovative collateralized mortgage obligations and asset-backed securities.
He earned a SB degree and an SM degree in Management in 1978 and 1982 respectively, and a PhD degree in Applied Economics and Finance in 1984, all from the MIT Sloan School of Management.