Roger ExwoodHead of Product Tax, EMEA at Blackrock
Roger Exwood is the head of the mainstream BlackRock Product Tax team in EMEA, and also now has tax oversight over mainstream funds in APAC and Latin America.. He took up the EMEA team head role in 2010 and was promoted to Managing Director in 2012. The BlackRock Product Tax team (totaling over 50 globally) is active in all aspects of tax for asset management product, stretching from public policy engagement to outsource operational oversight. BlackRock offers a full suite of products, including the iShares ETF platform and a comprehensive range of Alternatives and private assets; the Product Tax team supports all of these.
Roger was previously Head of Operational Tax for UBS Global Asset Management, a position he took up after 11 years with the Deutsche Bank group in a number of roles that covered fund product taxation, corporate tax, M&A tax and operations management. Roger is chairman of the EFAMA (the European Funds and Asset Management Association) Tax and Accounting Standing Committee, is a past Chairman of the Investment Management Association tax committee and is also active with the Irish and Luxembourg funds industry.