Aviva Investors appoints EM Debt Currency portfolio manager
Aviva Investors has appointed Liam Spillane as Emerging Market Debt Currency portfolio manager to its Emerging Market Debt team.
Spillane will be based in London and report into Daniel James, head of Global Markets.
Spillane will be responsible for generating qualitative input into the currency overlay process for Aviva Investors’ local currency strategies, in particular for the Aviva Investors Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond Fund and the Aviva Investors II Emerging Markets Inflation Linked Bond Fund.
Spillane has over 20 years’ experience in investment management. He joins from Overlay Asset Management, part of BNP Paribas Investment Partners, where he was a currency manager, co-managing a range of institutional mandates across G10 and emerging markets. Prior to this, he was a currency manager at BNP Paribas.
Daniel James said: “We are pleased to welcome Liam to Aviva Investors. The depth of his experience in currency management will complement the team well as we take the development of our Emerging Market Debt capability to the next level.”