Raffaele Savi

Raffaele Savi

Global Head of BlackRock Systematic

Raffaele Savi, Senior Managing Director, is Global Head of BlackRock Systematic (BSYS) and Co-CIO and Co-Head of Systematic Active Equity (SAE). He is a member of BlackRock’s Global Executive Committee and its Investment Sub Committee.

As head of BSYS, Mr. Savi leads the firm’s quantitative investing teams, including fixed income, equity and factor strategies. Prior to moving to his current role in 2020, Mr. Savi was co-head and co-CIO of the Scientific Active Equity group.

In 2006, Mr. Savi joined Barclay's Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. At BGI, Mr. Savi was global head of portfolio management for active equities and also served as its head of investments for European active equities.

Mr. Savi joined BGI from Capitalia where he held several executive roles in its asset management division between 1998 and 2005. His industry experience includes serving as board member and advisor to several pension funds and investment companies.

He was Adjunct Professor of Quantitative Finance at the University of Rome from 2002 to 2006. Mr. Savi earned a degree in electronic engineering from the University of Rome in 1997.