Deputy Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director of Opportunistic Fixed Income
David Horsfall is Deputy Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director of Opportunistic Fixed Income, having worked on this strategy since 1997. In conjunction with the CIO, David is responsible for overseeing the management of all single and multi-sector active fixed income portfolios. David also serves as the head of Standish's Fiduciary Committee and is a senior member of the firm's Counterparty Committee.
Prior to being promoted to Deputy CIO in September 2008, he spent 11 years as the firm's Head of Active Fixed Income Trading. He has broad experience trading investment grade corporates, high yield corporates, emerging markets debt, liquid products (i.e., Treasuries, agencies, TIPS), structured products (i.e., ABS, CMBS), derivatives (i.e., swaps, futures, forwards, options), and global/non-US securities. He joined the firm in 1989 and has spent his entire 26-year career with Standish.
David has an M.B.A. from Boston College, a B.A. from St. Lawrence University and holds the CFA® designation.