Managing Director and Head of Investment Stewardship
Amar Gill is Managing Director and Head of Investment Stewardship in APAC for BlackRock, joining the company in 2018. He worked for more than 22 years with a leading regional securities company, CLSA, an industry leader for independent equities research. Gill was Head of Research for Malaysia, subsequently for Hong Kong, then regional head for thematic research and thereafter was appointed Head of Asia Research.
He had a stint in investment banking at CLSA-CITICS prior to September 2018. Gill has been a pioneer in corporate governance research, writing nine regional reports for CLSA in collaboration with the Asian Corporate Governance Association (ACGA), and was a council member of ACGA. After graduating with First Class Honours in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Gill did a Masters course in Philosophy majoring in Ethics also at Oxford University, England. He is presently also on the Asia Advisory Council of the Young Investors Society.