Partner, Chief Investment Strategist, BlueBay Asset Management LLP, United Kingdom
David joined BlueBay in September 2013 and is Partner and Chief Investment Strategist within the Chief Investment Office. He is a member of BlueBay’s asset allocation team that manages some USD6 billion of multi-asset credit strategies. David chairs the weekly Investment Forum of BlueBay’s portfolio managers, as well as the monthly Corporate Credit Group. Drawing on more than 20 years of applied macroeconomic, policy and sovereign credit experience, David offers investment insights as well as developing and articulating BlueBay’s broad macro and corporate credit views. David was previously global head of Fitch’s Sovereign and Supranational Group, responsible for more than 130 ratings of the world’s largest fixed-income issuers. Prior to Fitch, David was a senior economist at UBS Investment Bank and at HM Treasury where he advised on international economic and debt issues, including representing the UK at international debt restructuring negotiations at the Paris Club of Official Creditors. David holds an MSc from Birkbeck College, University of London and a first-class degree in Economics.