Navin Sharma is responsible for risk management of BlackRock�s municipal and SMA businesses as well as acting as the Risk & Quantitative Analysis liaison to the BlackRock US Mutual Funds boards.� Previously, he was responsible for risk management of Western Asset Management�s New York Office focusing on municipal, money markets, insurance, and SMA businesses.� Prior to that role, he was Director of Risk Management at OppenheimerFunds with oversight responsibility of the firm�s fixed income and equity funds reporting to senior management and chairing the firm�s Investments Risk Management Committee as well as reporting and presenting to the firm�s mutual funds boards.Mr. Sharma�s background includes over 26 years in the financial industry with senior positions at the Vanguard Group, Fannie Mae and Nomura Research Institute.� He received a Master of Science degree from the Moore School of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, and a BA from Temple University.Mr. Sharma was most recently the Co-Regional Director of �PRMIA NY, and is a member of its Global Council overseeing all chapters.� He is also a member of SQA and the IAFE.� He has been an original member of the ICI�s Risk Advisory Committee; advanced efforts on behalf of the Independent Director�s Council; and participated in the Buy Side Risk Manager�s Forum.� He has also been a speaker at numerous conferences.
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