NN Investment Partners has appointed Lewis Jones as lead portfolio manager covering local currency strategies for its Emerging Market Debt team.
Based in New York, Jones will be responsible for the day-to-day portfolio management activities of all EMD local currency portfolios.
He joined NN IP in 2016 as senior portfolio manager EMD Local Currency with 13 years of experience in Emerging Market Debt. Prior to that, he worked among others at BNP Paribas Investment Partners and Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, based in Boston, where he was a portfolio manager covering EMD. He also has previous work experience with State Street Global Advisors and Aviva Investors in London and Boston.
In his new role, he will continue to report to Marcelo Assalin who is head of the EMD boutique of NN IP.
NN IP’s Emerging Debt unit currently manages approximately $10bn across the full EMD spectrum.