Matt Tucker is Global Head of Systematic Fixed Income Strategy at BlackRock. He leads the product strategy effort for the region's systematic active, smart beta, hedge fund, index, and exchange-traded funds businesses. He was a portfolio manager and trader in fixed income, focused on US government securities. Tucker is recognized as having been the portfolio manager on the first U.S. fixed income ETFs launched in 2002. Tucker is a CFA charterholder who writes about bond markets and portfolio construction.