Shamaila Khan is a Director of AB’s Emerging Market Debt strategies. In January 2017, she was named a Director of Emerging Market Debt, expanding her influence on our Emerging Market Debt team to include the management and oversight of our hard- and local-currency emerging-market sovereign-debt strategies. Khan joined AB in 2011 as a senior vice president and portfolio manager, focusing on emerging-market corporate and quasi-sovereign issuers across all of AB’s emerging-market debt and credit strategies. She has been actively managing and evaluating corporate and sovereign emerging-market debt issuance since 1997. Prior to joining AB, Khan served as managing director of emerging-market debt for TIAA-CREF. She has participated in many emerging-market panels and discussions worldwide, including Fitch’s Annual Emerging Markets Outlook Conference, the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Emerging Markets Conference and Debtwire Emerging Markets Investors Summit. Khan holds a BBA from Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan, and an MBA (with honors) from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business.
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