2020 AdvisorHub Industry in Transition Speaker: Andy Blocker
Head of US Government Affairs
Andy Blocker serves as Head of US Government Affairs for Invesco. In this role, he drives Invesco’s legislative and regulatory advocacy initiatives with policymakers, engages with clients and opinion leaders on public policy developments, and seeks to maximize the company’s political footprint.
Previously, Mr. Blocker served as executive vice president of public policy and advocacy for the Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association, where he led a team engaging lawmakers and regulators on international, federal and state issues impacting the financial services industry. Prior to that, Mr. Blocker spent five years as managing director for UBS’ US Office of Public Policy with a focus on lobbying, client service and education for individual and institutional clients. He also served as vice president of government relations for the New York Stock Exchange, as managing director of government and international affairs for American Airlines, and for the White House as special assistant to the president for legislative affairs. Mr. Blocker began his career as a financial analyst for Bell Atlantic Corporation. Mr. Blocker earned an MBA in international business from Georgetown University and a BA degree in economics from Harvard University.