Citi , Managing Director and General Counsel
Sharon Blackman is a managing director and general counsel at Citi. An English law qualified barrister and New York attorney, Sharon has worked for Citi since 2004. Sharon is head of the EMEA legal team covering currencies, frontier markets and local market rates, with additional coverage of related ecommerce and fintech initiatives.
Sharon has represented Citi at a variety of industry-level committees, most recently as the Citi legal representative on the Bank of England-chaired London Foreign Exchange Joint Standing Committee. Sharon sits on Citi’s EMEA Legal Diversity Committee and represents EMEA on Citi’s Global Legal Diversity Council. As chair of the Citi EMEA Pro Bono Committee she was delighted to accept the award for In-House Pro Bono Legal Team of the Year at the Trust Law Awards 2015.