Speakers List - Market Focus 2019: Fixed Income

Sponsor Speaker

Lucy Isles

Investment Manager

Baillie Gifford

Lucy graduated MA (Hons) in International Relations and Modern History from the University of St Andrews in 2011. Lucy joined Baillie Gifford in 2012 and is co-manager of the High Yield Bond Fund.



Kris Atkinson

Portfolio Manager

Fidelity International

Kris Atkinson is Portfolio Manager of Fidelity's Global Corporate Bond and Global Hybrids portfolios and is Co-Manager of Fidelity Money Builder Income and Short Dated Corporate Bond Fund.
Kris joined Fidelity in 2000 as a Research Associate, became a Credit Analyst in 2001 and was promoted to a Senior Credit Analyst position in 2010. During this time he covered a variety of sectors across Investment Grade, High Yield and Emerging markets including European utilities, consumer / retail, pharmaceutical, global energy and basic materials. He became a Portfolio Manager in 2013 and is a key member of the Core Investment Grade strategy team.
Prior to joining Fidelity, Kris worked for Lexecon, a consultancy subsequently acquired by Charles River Associates.
Kris has an MA Economics from the University of Cambridge.