David joined BlueBay in September 2013 and is Partner and Chief Investment Strategist within the office of the Chief Investment Officer (CIO). He is a member of BlueBay’s Investment Committee and asset allocation team that manages some US$6 billion of multi-asset credit strategies. Drawing on more than 20 years of applied macroeconomic, policy and sovereign credit experience, David advises and coordinates the Investment Committee as well as developing and articulating BlueBay’s broad macro and corporate credit views. David was previously global head of Fitch’s Sovereign and Supranational Group, responsible for more than 130 ratings of the world’s largest fixed-income issuers. Prior to Fitch, David was a senior economist at UBS Investment Bank and at HM Treasury where he advised on international economic and debt issues, including representing the UK at international debt restructuring negotiations at the Paris Club of Official Creditors. David holds an MSc from Brubeck College, University of London and a first-class degree in Economics.