Fund manager tenure from 04/06/2010
David Fishwick is CIO of the Macro Investment Business at M&G and has more than three decades of investment management experience. He joined Prudential Portfolio Managers (now M&G Investments) in 1987 as a European economist and subsequently became responsible for forming views on global bond and currency markets and applying them to multi-asset funds. In 1994, David relocated to Australia, where he was appointed head of fixed interest and asset allocation strategy in 1997. During that time, he developed his ideas on market behaviour and designed the strategy, philosophy and process implemented for an overlay mandate for the Prudential Life Fund upon his return to Europe in 1999. In light of the success of this mandate, the Episode Macro strategy, which follows the same philosophy, was launched in 2010. David, who has managed the strategy since launch, has a BSc in economics from Brunel University, London.
Eric Lonergan joined M&G in 2006 as a member of the Multi Asset team and is co-manager of the Episode Macro and the Episode Growth strategies, as well as deputy manager of the Global Target Return strategy. Prior to joining M&G, Eric was managing director and head of macro research at JP Morgan Cazenove. He has a BA in politics, philosophy and economics from Pembroke College, Oxford, and an MSc in economics from the London School of Economics. Eric is the author of “Money”, first published in 2009, and the co-author of “Angrynomics”, published in 2020.
Ana Cuddeford is the investment specialist covering M&G’s multi-asset fund range and the M&G Global Convertibles Fund. She initially joined M&G in December 2013 from FTSE Group, where she had helped execute their FTSE4 Good company engagement. Prior to that, Ana spent 16 years in equity sales, the last 11 of which were at financial group Citi. She is fluent in English, Spanish and Italian and has a good command of French. Ana graduated from the University of Wales, College of Cardiff with a BSc (Hons) in European community studies.
Susanne Grabinger joined M&G in 2010 and is currently an investment specialist providing support for M&G's multi-asset fund range and the M&G Global Convertibles Fund. Prior to joining M&G, Susanne worked at JPMorgan Asset Management as a client portfolio manager, focusing on institutional equity accounts and balanced mutual funds. She holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Bamberg, Germany, and is a CFA charterholder. Susanne is fluent in German and English and is also proficient in French and Spanish.