Shamaila Khan is Head of Fixed Income Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific at UBS Asset Management. She is also a member of the Fixed Income Management team, Fixed Income Investment Forum (FIIF), and chairs the Emerging Markets FIIF sub-committee. Shamaila joined UBS Asset Management in 2023, having previously been Head of Emerging Markets Fixed Income at AllianceBernstein where she oversaw $33bn in Emerging Markets (EM) Assets Under Management across EM Dedicated strategies and EM exposure in multisector accounts, and led a team of 23 portfolio managers, credit and sovereign research analysts and traders in New York, London, Hong Kong and Singapore. Shamaila was also portfolio manager on several global multi-sector fixed income funds as well as EM multi-asset funds. Prior to her time at AllianceBernstein, Shamaila served as managing director of emerging-market debt for TIAA-CREF.
Brad Gibson Portfolio Manager—Asia-Pacific Fixed Income Brad Gibson is a Vice President and Portfolio Manager at AB, focusing on regional Asia and Australian global bond portfolios. He is a member of the Global Fixed Income and Asia-Pacific Fixed Income portfolio-management teams. Prior to joining AB in 2012, Gibson was the head of Rates Strategies at ING Investment Management Australia, where he was responsible for the management of a range of domestic, international, diversified, nominal and inflation-linked bond portfolios. Prior to that, he spent three years at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia as head of Global Markets Singapore and head of Financial Institutions Domestic Sales, New South Wales. Gibson started his investment career with AMP, working in portfolio management and the trading of Australian fixed-interest, interest-rate, currency, inflation-linked bond and derivatives instruments. He was previously a member of both the interest-rate options and bond committees of the Australian Financial Markets Association and has lectured on fixed-income portfolio management for the Securities Institute of Australia (now FINSIA). Location: Hong Kong
Christian DiClementi is a Vice President and Portfolio Manager at AB, focusing on local-currency emerging-market debt portfolios. He is a member of the Emerging Market Debt and Global Fixed Income portfolio-management teams, and a member of the Emerging Market Debt Research Review team. Prior to joining the Emerging Market Debt portfolio-management team in early 2013, DiClementi served as a member of the Economic Research Group, focusing mainly on sovereign fundamental research for the Caribbean, Central American and Latin American regions. Previously, he worked as an analyst in the firm’s Quantitative Research Group, focusing primarily on global sovereign return and risk modeling. DiClementi joined AB in 2003 as an associate portfolio manager, responsible for New York–based municipal bond accounts. He holds a BS in mathematics (summa cum laude) from Fairfield University. Location: New York