Anne Valentine Andrews, Managing Director, is Deputy Head of Real Assets within BlackRock Alternative Investors. BlackRock Real Assets comprises the Infrastructure and Real Estate platforms, which have 400+ professionals across 27 cities globally, and manage $50 billion in equity and debt assets and investor commitments. Anne is responsible for setting strategic direction, leading growth initiatives and business management, product strategy, business development and the Infrastructure Solutions business.
Prior to joining BlackRock in 2014, she was Co-Head and Chief Operating Officer for the Morgan Stanley Infrastructure platform with $4 billion of assets under management. In addition to leading capital raising efforts globally, Ms. Valentine Andrews managed the operations of the platform. She also assisted investors in deploying capital for co-investment mandates alongside fund investments.
Prior to joining Morgan Stanley in 2006, Ms. Valentine Andrews was a director at Macquarie Bank in both Melbourne and New York. She began her career as a corporate attorney in Australia.
Ms. Valentine Andrews earned a Bachelor of Economics degree and Bachelor of Law with Honors from Monash University, Australia in 1991 and 1994, respectively. She also received a Masters of Applied Finance degree from Macquarie University, Australia in 2004. In 2016, she was recognised as a Fellow of Monash University, Australia.