Jeff (YuQing) Shen

Jeff (YuQing) Shen

Joined Stern 2002

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 7-66
New York, NY 10012

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Jeff (Yuqing) Shen, PhD, Managing Director, is Co-Chief Investment Officer and Co-Head of BlackRock's Systematic Active Equity (SAE) platform. He is a member of BlackRock’s Global Operating Committee.

Dr. Shen's service with BlackRock dates back to 2004, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. At BGI, he was the Head of Investment for Asia Pacific and Emerging Market active equities. Prior to joining BGI, he began his career in 1997 with JP Morgan where he held numerous positions in global macro investment and asset allocation research in both New York and London.

Dr. Shen earned a BA degree in Economics from Hobart College, a MA degree in Economics from University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and a PhD degree in Finance from New York University.

Dr. Shen is an adjunct professor at NYU teaching a MBA class on international investment. He also serves on the advisory board of Clausen Center at UC Berkeley.

Courses Taught

  • International Financial Management
  • International Investment Analysis

Academic Background

Ph.D., Finance and International Business, 2000
New York University Stern School of Business

M. Phil., Finance and International Business, 1997
New York University Stern School of Business

M.A., 1995
University of Massachusetts at Amherst

B.A., 1993
Hobart College

Areas of Expertise


  • Asset Management
  • International Finance