Nicholas J. Gartside, CFA, managing director, is the International Chief Investment Officer of our Global Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (GFICC) group. In addition, he is the co-manager of our multi-sector fixed income products and serves on the Currency Investment Policy Committee (CIPC). Prior to joining the firm in 2010, Nick was at Schroder Investment Management for eight years, initially as a euro government bond portfolio manager. In 2007, he moved to the global bond team as a global government bond portfolio manager and most recently served as the Head of Global Fixed Income. His previous roles were at Mercury Asset Management/Merrill Lynch Investment Managers. Nick earned a B.A. in History and Politics from Durham University and an M.Phil. in International Relations from Cambridge University. Nick is a CFA charterholder and holds the Investment Management Certificate from the UK Society of Investment Professionals.
Iain Stealey, CFA, Managing Director, is the International Chief Investment Officer and head of Global Aggregate Strategies within the Global Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (GFICC) group. Based in London, he is a portfolio manager focusing on multi-sector bond strategies for both segregated clients and pooled funds. Within the Global Aggregate team, Iain was previously responsible for the portfolio management of enhanced cash and short duration portfolios. An employee since 2002, he obtained a B.Sc. in Management Science from Loughborough University.
Robert Michele, CFA, managing director, is the Chief Investment Officer of the Global Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (GFICC) group. Based in New York, Bob directs the global investment process and oversees the portfolio management and research functions. Prior to joining the firm in 2008, Bob was at Schroder Investment Management for ten years, most recently serving as the global head of fixed income. He also previously served as the head of Schroder’s U.S. Fixed Income Group, based in New York. Bob was at BlackRock from 1995 to 1998, responsible for managing core bond portfolios and d