Simon Williams

Managing Director, APAC Head of Equity Trading
Blackrock

Simon N. Williams, Managing Director, is the APAC Head of Equity Trading within BlackRock’s Trading and Liquidity Strategies Group.

Mr. Williams’ service with the firm dates back to 2002, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. At BGI, he had responsibility for implementing trading strategies for all of BGI Europe’s index and transition management products. Prior to BGI, Mr. Williams worked as a member of the equity portfolio trading desk at CLSA.

Mr. Williams earned a BSc Hons degree in geological sciences from Durham University in 1995.