Martin Lück is BlackRock's Chief Investment Strategist for Germany, Austria and Eastern Europe. In this role, he serves as the firm's lead investment spokesperson in the region. As part of BlackRock’s effort to build on its global thought leadership platform, he works with colleagues across the firm to bring macro-economic and investment perspectives to the region. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2015, Martin Lück was chief German economist at UBS Investment Bank, covering the German, Italian and Dutch economies, as well as the ECB. At earlier stages of his career, he worked for Kepler, Crédit Agricole Cheuvreux and Schröder Münchmeyer Hengst in Frankfurt, as well as NG Bank in Hannover, Germany, where he started his career more than 30 years ago. Martin's academic background is a Masters degree in economics and business administration, and a PhD in economics from the University of Hannover.