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Mateos y Lago
Isabelle Mateos y Lago
Managing Director & Global Head of Official Institutions Group, BlackRock, USA

Isabelle Mateos y Lago is a Managing Director with BlackRock, the Global Head of its Official Institutions Group and a member of the firm’s Geopolitical Risk Steering Committee. Isabelle’s service with the firm dates back to January 2015, initially as senior adviser to Vice-Chairman Philipp Hildebrand. From 2016 to April 2019, she was Chief Multi-Asset Strategist in the BlackRock Investment Institute (BII). Prior to joining BlackRock, Isabelle was a senior official at the IMF, where she worked for 15 years in a range of positions straddling economic analysis, policymaking, strategy and global governance (including as G20 liaison and as a member of the Executive Board). She started her career at the French Ministry of Finance. Isabelle regularly contributes her views on financial markets, and how geopolitics impact them, in a variety of global media outlets. She is a member of the executive board of Bruegel, a leading European policy think-tank.