About The Speaker

About The Speaker [Shinbo Won]


Shinbo Won
Director, Head of Asia ex-Japan, Australia, BlackRock Investment Stewardship



Shinbo Won, Director, heads BlackRock’s Investment Stewardship (BIS) team for Asia ex-Japan, Australia. He is responsible for engaging with investee companies in the Greater China, South Korea and Southeast Asia markets on behalf of BlackRock’s clients globally. The BIS teams actively engage with BlackRock’s portfolio companies to address governance, environmental, and social issues that could materially impact the long-term sustainability of the company and clients’ value.

Prior to joining BlackRock, he was Head of Asia ex-Japan Research at ISS, having led a geographically diverse team that provides proxy research and recommendations for more than 5,000 companies in 14 Asia-Pacific markets outside Japan, while overseeing the development of ISS’ benchmark voting policies for those markets.

Shinbo holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, and BA Economics from Yonsei University.

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