Our investment strategists

Brett Pybus, CFA
Brett Pybus, CFA
iShares EMEA Head of Investment and Product Strategy
Brett Pybus, CFA, leads the iShares EMEA Investment and Product Strategy Team.

Before joining BlackRock in 2013, Mr. Pybus worked at UBS Global Asset Management from 2008-2013 as a fixed income investment specialist focused on global, currency and high yield strategies. Prior to that he worked for Lehman Brothers Asset Management from 2005-2008. Mr. Pybus started his career at Morgan Stanley Investment Management as part of the Strategic Planning and Product Development group from 1999-2005.

Mr. Pybus holds an MSc in Economics from University College London and a BSc in Economics from the University of Southampton. He is also a CFA charter holder.
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Wei Li
Wei Li
iShares EMEA Head of Investment Strategy
Wei Li leads the team responsible for providing ETF and index investment trade ideas and market insights to institutional and wealth clients.

Wei joined BlackRock in August 2010 from Citigroup London, where she was an equity derivatives trader responsible for the ETF and European trading books. Prior to that she began her career at Lehman Brothers in London as a rate sales trader.

As well as holding an MA (Hons) in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge, Wei is a two-time Mathematical Olympiad gold medallist.
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Karim Chedid
Karim Chedid, CAIA
Investment Strategist
Karim’s responsibilities include delivering trade ideas and market insights across macro strategy, index insights and ETF investor trends, to institutional investors, wealth managers and financial advisors.

Karim joined BlackRock in January 2013 from Nomura where he was an Equity Derivatives strategist generating trade ideas. Mr. Chedid holds a BA (Hons) in Economics from the American University of Beirut (AUB), where he specialised in Macro Economics, Game Theory, and Political Science. He also holds an MSc in Urban Economic Development from University College London (UCL). Karim is always up for a good debate on macro matters and geopolitics.
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Natasha Sarkaria
Natasha Sarkaria
Investment Strategist
Natasha is a member of the iShares Investment Strategy Team, where her responsibilities include delivering ETF and index investment trade ideas, market insights, and ETP flow trends to institutional and wealth clients.

Natasha earned a BA in Anthropology and Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
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Qassim Saeed
Qassim Saeed
Investment Strategist
Qassim is an investment strategist in the iShares Investment Strategy Team. Qassim’s responsibilities include delivering ETF and index investment trade ideas and market insights to institutional and wealth clients.

Qassim holds a BA, with first class honours, in History with Political Science from the University of Birmingham.
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As at 20 August 2019. Subject to change.

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