Fund manager tenure from 17/09/2010
Ben Lord was appointed co-fund manager of the M&G Corporate Bond Fund and the M&G Strategic Corporate Bond Fund in January 2020. He is also the fund manager of the M&G UK Inflation Linked Corporate Bond Fund and has managed the M&G Global Corporate Bond Fund from launch in September 2013. In July 2015, Ben was appointed fund manager of the M&G Index Linked Bond Fund. Prior to joining M&G in 2007, he worked at Gordian Knot as a credit analyst covering global financial institutions. Ben obtained an MA (Hons) from the University of Edinburgh and is a CFA charterholder.
Wolfgang Bauer is co-manager of the M&G Absolute Return Bond Fund and deputy fund manager of the M&G European Corporate Bond Fund. In January 2018, he was appointed deputy fund manager of the M&G UK Inflation Linked Corporate Bond Fund. He is also fund manager of the Luxembourg-domiciled M&G (Lux) European Inflation Linked Corporate Bond Fund. Wolfgang joined M&G in 2012 as part of the Investment Graduate Programme, becoming part of M&G’s Wholesale Fixed Income team in January 2014, focusing on US investment grade credit. Wolfgang gained a PhD in chemistry from the University of Cambridge and is a CFA and CAIA charterholder.
Ana Gil joined M&G in 2012 as an associate investment specialist covering M&G’s fixed interest fund range. Prior to working at M&G, Ana was initially an analyst at HSBC Private Bank, and then joined HSBC Global Asset Management as part of the institutional sales team. She holds a bachelor's degree in law and finance from Pontificia Comillas University (ICADE) in Madrid and is a CFA charterholder. Ana is fluent in Spanish, English and Italian.