John Gee-Grant is a Managing Director and Head of International Distribution and Global Consultant Relations for QMA. He is based in London. In this capacity, he oversees our sales and distribution outside the US and coordinates our relationships with the consultant community globally. He also serves as an important liaison leveraging the parent PGIM organization in these efforts. Prior to joining QMA, John had 30 years of experience at BlackRock and its predecessor organizations working with institutional clients and consultants. Most recently, John was BlackRock’s Head of Global Consultant Relations and a member of its Global Institutional Executive Committee. While at the firm, John developed one of the first consultant relations teams in the UK in addition to holding a number of other roles in research, marketing and institutional client relationship management. John is an associate member of the CFA UK and was a board member of the Association of Investment Management Sales Executives for 20 years, including chairing AIMSE International from 2006 to 2010. He earned a BSc in management sciences from Lancaster University.