Fund manager tenure from 02/12/2013
Claudia Calich joined M&G in October 2013 as a specialist in emerging markets debt and has been fund manager of the M&G Emerging Markets Bond Fund since December 2013. She was also appointed fund manager of the M&G Global Government Bond Fund and deputy manager of the M&G Global Macro Bond Fund in July 2015. In May 2017, Claudia was appointed fund manager of the M&G (Lux) Emerging Markets Hard Currency Bond Fund at its launch, and in July 2019 she became deputy fund manager of the M&G (Lux) Emerging Markets Corporate ESG Bond Fund upon launch; both are Luxembourg-authorised funds. Claudia has more than 20 years of experience in emerging markets, most recently as a senior portfolio manager at Invesco in New York, with previous positions at Oppenheimer Funds, Fuji Bank, Standard & Poor’s and Reuters. Claudia graduated with a BA (Honours) in Economics from Susquehanna University in 1989 and holds an MA in International Economics from the International University of Japan in Niigata.
Charles de Quinsonas is an emerging market corporate bond specialist and has been deputy fund manager of the M&G Emerging Markets Bond Fund since September 2015. He is also fund manager of the M&G (Lux) Emerging Markets Corporate ESG Bond Fund and co-fund manager of the M&G (Lux) Emerging Markets Income Opportunities Fund, as well as deputy fund manager of the M&G (Lux) Emerging Markets Hard Currency Bond Fund; all three are Luxembourg-authorised funds. Charles has more than 10 years of emerging market corporate bond experience, with a deep knowledge of high yield credit. Prior to joining M&G in 2014, he worked at Spread Research in Lyon and New York, where he spent four years analysing a variety of high yield and emerging market industrial credits. Charles holds a B.B.A. from ESSEC Business School and a MSc in Corporate Finance from iaelyon School of Management.
Alexis Duvernay joined the M&G fixed interest team in January 2019 from AXA Investment Managers, where he worked for 10 years and most recently held the role of portfolio manager/strategist for Asian fixed income in Hong Kong. Alexis, who has experience in managing assets for mutual funds and institutional mandates, is responsible for communicating the philosophy, investment process, positioning and performance of M&G’s emerging markets debt mutual fund strategies. Alexis holds a degree in Physics from Pierre et Marie Curie University, and a Master’s degree in Finance from Toulouse Business School. Alexis is a CFA charterholder and speaks French and English.