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Pru Bennett

Pru Bennett, Director, Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment Team, BlackRock Asia Pacific

Pru Bennett leads BlackRock’s Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment Team for the Asia Pacific Region and is based in Hong Kong.

Pru manages BlackRock’s proxy voting activities in the Asia Pacific region. She leads BlackRock’s corporate engagement activities in the region, engaging with companies on governance, social, ethical and environmental issues and contributes to the development of BlackRock’s corporate governance policies.

Pru joined BlackRock as a Director in August 2010. Previously Pru was head of Corporate Governance at institutional advisor Regnan Governance and Research. From 1998, Pru was a director of Australian proxy advisor Corporate Governance International, which was acquired by Glass Lewis & Co in 2006 (now known as CGI Glass Lewis). Prior to working in the area of corporate governance, Pru was Investor Relations Manager for Qantas Airways Limited.

Pru has a BCom from the University of New South Wales and is a member of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants.