Banner Biography - Chris Iggo

CIO Fixed Income, AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM)

  • Joined AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) in May 2005 and appointed Fixed Income CIO in September 2008.

  • Initially a senior investment strategist with responsibility for overseeing the macroeconomic analysis, currency research and input into the tactical asset allocation process in the UK, Chris spent three years working in the UK fixed income team prior to his recent appointment.

  • Five years as Head of Strategy at Cazenove Fund Management.

  • During this time Chris developed the "Business Cycle" model currently used by the AXA IM UK and European Equity teams.

  • At the same time, he worked on developing a Strategic Asset Allocation approach to the design of private client portfolios.

  • Between 1996 and 2000 Chris worked at Barclays Capital, first as Chief US Economist (in New York) and then as Chief European Economist.

  • Before that, Chris spent seven years at Chase Manhattan Bank in London and New York as an economist and foreign exchange strategist.

  • Chris holds a BSc and MSc in Economics from the University of London.