Hayley Cole provides EA support to the Head of EII EMEA Product Development at BlackRock. She is also the Co-Chair of GAIN EMEA, which is the professional network providing support and advocating for the administrative professionals at BlackRock.
In this episode, Hayley shares tips on anticipating your executive’s needs, staying productive, the importance of networking with other assistants, and how to cultivate diversity in the workplace.
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Hayley Cole provides EA support to the Head of EII EMEA Product Development at BlackRock.
Hayley’s teams are responsible for EMEA BlackRock ETF’s, Indexing and Investments (EII), which includes innovation & research, product launches, commercialisation activities, strategy for key product segments (Smart Beta, Sustainable and Thematic) and the product engineering and launching of new products.
Hayley’s service dates back to 2008 when she was Executive Assistant to the Head of EMEA iShares and provided business support to the Executive Committee. Following this in 2012 Hayley moved on to work with the recently relocated Head of EMEA Capital Markets. Upon returning from maternity leave in 2014 with the support of BlackRock and their flexible working policies Hayley joined the Product Development team.
Prior to joining BlackRock Hayley worked in the Energy M&A team at Credit Suisse’s supporting the Head of Chemicals, Head of Renewable Energy and The Head of Utilities.
Hayley has extensive experience across all the major banks supporting various management teams.
Hayley is the Co-Chair of GAIN EMEA which is the professional network providing support and advocating for the administrative professionals at BlackRock.
Hayley also sit’s on the Inclusion and Diversity Committee for EII EMEA at BlackRock.
Hayley is a Fellow of EPAA (Executive & Personal Assistant Association), and made the We Are The City Rising Star Shortlist in the EA/Category.
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