Steve Cohen, Managing Director, is Head of iShares EMEA Investment Strategy and Insights. Mr. Cohen joined BlackRock in 2011 from Nomura where he was Global Head of Equity Linked Strategy, responsible for derivative, convertible and delta-one products. He has considerable experience as an investment and market analyst, previously working in Japanese Convertibles at ING Barings from 2001-2003. Mr. Cohen began his career in UBS Fixed Income in 1996 where he held roles within relative value and hedge fund sales. In addition, Mr. Cohen has been a Director of Enovara, an Irish funds company. He earned a First Class honours degree in Economics from the University of Southampton in 1996.