John McKinley is a founding member of the BlackRock Impact team and works closely with the firm's global investment teams across equity, fixed income and alternatives to develop scalable, innovative investment solutions that address clients' financial objectives alongside their social or environmental objectives.
Prior to joining BlackRock in 2014, Mr. McKinley served as Innovation Manager at Acumen, a social venture fund investing in companies delivering goods and services to low-income consumers across Southeast Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Prior to Acumen, Mr. McKinley served as a senior policy analyst in the Office of Mayor Michael Bloomberg in New York City and managed rule of law development programs across 17 countries in Africa and the Middle East with the U.S. Department of Justice. He has written for Harvard Business Review and lectured on impact investing at Haas School of Business, Columbia Business School, London School of Economics, and the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.
Mr. McKinley holds a BA from Middlebury College and a Masters in Economic and Political Development from Columbia University.