Bruce leads IFM Investors’ Diversified Credit business in APAC. He is responsible for joint management of key credit portfolios, credit product strategies and the day-to-day running of debt investments. He has been involved since 1999 and oversees asset allocation and the implemention of investment policy.
Prior to joining IFM Investors, Bruce was a Portfolio Manager at AllianceBernstein and held various positions within National Mutual (later National Mutual Funds Management). He was involved in a range of treasury and investment operations, and direct portfolio management of client funds, focusing on short-end and structured assets. As a credit specialist, he was closely engaged in the evolving asset backed securities market (including RMBS) across the credit risk spectrum.
Bruce also has considerable experience investing in hybrids as well as PPP assets, particularly for backing annuity liabilities, and in his early career was an academic at Monash University in the fields of economics, taxation and business finance.