The past five years have been unkind to the Canadian energy sector and its investors.
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Kurt Reiman, Managing Director, is a member of the BlackRock Investment Institute (BII) and Senior Strategist for North America. In this role, Kurt contributes to the formation of BII’s tactical investment views and delivers the team’s macroeconomic and financial market outlook to investment professionals and the media throughout the U.S. and Canada. Kurt joined BlackRock in 2013 as a Global Investment Strategist based in New York within the firm’s Multi-Asset Strategies group, bringing with him over 15 years of experience in investment research and strategy. In 2016, Kurt was appointed as the Chief Investment Strategist for Canada based in Toronto where he generated investment insights on Canadian financials, and communicated them to clients, as well as BlackRock investors and client-facing professionals. He also appeared regularly in the financial news media, including BNN Bloomberg, the Financial Post and the Globe and Mail. Prior to joining BlackRock, Kurt was the Head of Thematic Research at UBS Wealth Management in New York and Zurich. Kurt began his career at the G7 Group in Washington, DC and Reuters in Stamford, CT. Mr. Reiman earned his B.S. degree in Business and Economics from the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh, and his M.S. degree in International Relations with a concentration in International Economics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.