Kate Moore, Managing Director, is Chief Equity Strategist for BlackRock and is a member of the BlackRock Investment Institute. She is responsible for developing equity market insights and actionable investment advice, as well as for representing BlackRock’s market views to clients. Prior to joining BlackRock, Ms. Moore was the Chief Investment Strategist for the Private Bank at J.P. Morgan and a member of the Global Investment Committee. She set asset allocation and investment strategy for U.S. discretionary multi-asset portfolios and managed a macro equity strategy for private clients. Before joining J.P. Morgan, Ms. Moore was the Senior Global Equity Strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research. She was responsible for publishing and marketing macro equity strategy, asset allocation and thematic investment advice for both institutional and individual investors. Prior to BofA ML, Ms. Moore was an Emerging Markets Strategist for Moore Capital Management, where she conducted macro research and developed trade ideas in equity, credit and commodity markets. Prior to Moore Capital, Ms. Moore was a member of the Global Strategy team at Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM). Ms. Moore began her career as a strategy consultant for both Mitchell Madison Group and Silver Oak Partners. Ms. Moore holds a B.A. in Political and Social Thought from the University of Virginia, and an M.A. in Political Economy from the University of Chicago.