Eric Van Nostrand, Director, is Head of Research for Sustainable Investments and Multi-Asset Strategies. He leads a global team focused on developing sustainable investment strategies that animate portfolios. He also oversees a team responsible for coordinating research and portfolio strategy across the multi-asset investment platform-including global economics, asset allocation, and portfolio construction. In both the sustainable and multi-asset contexts, Eric's team blends discretionary and systematic research approaches, while integrating BlackRock's traditional and sustainable research processes. Eric regularly engages with BlackRock's clients on the global economic and investment outlook, from both macro and sustainable perspectives. He reports jointly to the Chief Investment Officer of Multi-Asset Strategies and the Global Head of Sustainable Investing.
Before his current role, Eric was Head of Macro Research & Portfolio Strategy for Multi-Asset Strategies and a portfolio manager on the firm's global tactical asset allocation (GTAA) team.
Prior to joining BlackRock, Eric was a staff economist and advisor to the Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, focusing on the U.S. macroeconomy and the global policy landscape. Eric holds a law degree from Yale Law School and degrees in economics and engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.