Andy Blocker is Head of US Government Affairs at 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.
Mr. Blocker joined Invesco in 2018. Prior to joining the firm, he served as executive vice president of public policy and advocacy for the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, where he led a team engaging lawmakers and regulators on international, federal, and state issues impacting the financial services industry. Before that, Mr. Blocker spent five years as managing director for UBS’ US Office of Public Policy, focusing 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. He has appeared on CNBC, CNBC Asia, Bloomberg, and Yahoo! Finance.
Mr. Blocker earned a BA degree in economics from Harvard University and an MBA in international business from Georgetown University.