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Systemic Resolution Advisory Committee Member Biography
Peter R. Fisher

Peter R. Fisher, Senior Managing Director, is a member of BlackRock's Global Executive Committee and a senior director at the BlackRock Investment Institute which serves to leverage the investment insights of BlackRock's portfolio managers for the collective benefit of our clients.

From 2007 to 2013, Peter served as co-head and then head of BlackRock's Fixed Income Portfolio Management Group. From 2005 to 2007 he served as Chairman of BlackRock Asia. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2004, he served as Under Secretary of the U.S. Treasury for Domestic Finance from 2001 to 2003 and worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York from 1985 to 2001.

As Under Secretary of the Treasury, he was the senior advisor to the Secretary on all aspects of domestic finance including financial institutions, public debt management, capital markets, government financial management, federal lending, fiscal affairs, government-sponsored enterprises and community development. He served on the board of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation and as a member of the Airline Transportation Stabilization Board and also as the Treasury representative to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.

At the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, from 1995 to 2001, he served as an Executive Vice President and Manager of the System Open Market Account, responsible for the conduct of domestic monetary and foreign currency operation and for the management of the foreign currency reserves of the Federal Reserve and the Treasury. He also served in the Foreign Exchange Function, 1990-94, and in the Legal Department, 1985-89. From 1989 to 1990 he worked at the Bank for International Settlements, in Basel Switzerland.

Mr. Fisher's other current responsibilities include serving as a non-executive director of the Financial Services Authority of the United Kingdom, and as a member of the Strategic Advisory Committee at Agence France Trésor, the FDIC's Advisory Committee on Systemic Resolution, the IMF's Financial Institutions Consultative Group and the Google Investment Advisory Committee.

He earned a BA degree in history from Harvard College in 1980 and a JD degree from Harvard Law School in 1985.

He is a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from The Bond Market Association (2004), the Alexander Hamilton Medal from the United States Department of the Treasury (2003), and the Postmaster General's Partnership for Progress Award, United States Postal Service (2002).

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