The American Pakistan Foundation welcomes Kashif Riaz, Managing Director at BlackRock to its board of directors. He is a member of the Financial Institutions Group within BlackRock’s Fixed Income Investments team and a Portfolio Manager focused on Credit. Mr. Riaz previously served as the Head of Investment Grade Credit within BlackRock’s Global Capital Markets team. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2010, Mr. Riaz spent over 12 years at J.P. Morgan, in both Investment Banking Coverage and Debt Capital Markets.

Mr. Riaz resides in Manhattan with his wife, a family physician, and two daughters. He has previously served as the Treasurer of LRBT America, a non-profit organization focused on eye care hospitals, and is involved with Developments in Literacy as a benefit committee member.

Mr. Riaz received an MBA degree from Columbia University in 2005 and an SB degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1998.
“It is my pleasure to welcome  Kashif  to the American Pakistan Foundation’s Board of Directors,” notes APF Board Chair, Riaz Siddiqi , “Kashif  is a highly accomplished professional in the field of finance whose passion for public service is shared by all of the other APF board members. He makes a great addition to our board.”