Mr. Chan is the Head of Portfolio Construction in the Fixed Income group. He is a Portfolio Manager of Putnam Diversified Income Trust, Putnam Global Income Trust, Putnam Fixed Income Absolute Return Fund, Putnam Premier Income Trust, Putnam Master Intermediate Income Trust, and Putnam Short Duration Bond Fund.
In addition, Mr. Chan oversees Putnam's fixed-income Quantitative Modeling team and co-leads the Volatility Analysis team. He is responsible for Putnam's term-structure strategies, including interest-rate and FX trading implementation, as well as quantitative modeling. He directs the teams' efforts in researching market and macroeconomic data, building quantitative models, recommending broad positioning and portfolio construction ideas, and providing oversight and monitoring of portfolio implementation.
Previously at Putnam, Mr. Chan served on the Investment-Grade Corporate, High-Yield Corporate, and Global Term Structure teams, including positions as an Analyst and a Portfolio Construction Specialist. Mr. Chan has been in the investment industry since he joined Putnam in 2002.
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