Bob Michele is the Chief Investment Officer and Head of the Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities group at JP Morgan Asset Management. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1981 with a degree in classical languages and embarked on his professional career as a portfolio analyst with Bankers Trust. In 1985 he began an eight-year stint with Brown Brothers Harriman, the oldest partnership bank in America, as a deputy fund manager. Michele took on the role of head of US fixed income when he joined Credit Suisse First Boston Investment Management in 1993 and became managing director of BlackRock two years later. He then joined Schroders, where he headed up the fixed income team before moving to JP Morgan in 2008. Michele is a CFA Charterholder and away from the office, he enjoys golf and reading.
Born in 1979 in Taplow, on the banks of the River Thames, Iain studied Management Sciences at Loughborough University. He joined JP Morgan in 2002, where he currently co-manages a range of bond funds. Iain holds both IMC and CFA designations and, in his time away from fund management, he enjoys golf, rugby, football and skiing.
The Fund seeks to to provide total return. The Fund invests across sectors in developed and emerging markets located around the world. Under normal circumstances, the Fund will invest at least 80% of its assets in bonds. The Fund will invest at least 40% of its total assets in countries other than the United States.
- United States