Geraldine Buckingham is a highly-regarded and widely-experienced executive within the global financial services industry who brings significant Asia leadership experience to the Climateworks Centre Board.
In May 2022, Geraldine was appointed to the board of HSBC, one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations. Her most recent executive role was as Chair and Head of Asia Pacific at BlackRock where she was responsible for all business activities across Hong Kong and mainland China, Japan, Australia, Singapore, India and Korea. After stepping down from this role in February 2021, she acted as senior advisor to Larry Fink, BlackRock Chairman and CEO, until her retirement from BlackRock at the end of 2021. Geraldine also previously served as Global Head of Corporate Strategy at BlackRock and prior to joining BlackRock, she was a partner within McKinsey & Company’s financial services practice.
Geraldine also holds a Master of Philosophy in Comparative Social Policy from the University of Oxford and a Bachelor in Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Monash University.