Adrian H. Chan, CFA
Mr. Chan is a Portfolio Manager in the Global Asset Allocation (GAA) group. He is responsible for derivatives and volatility strategies, including tail-risk hedging. In addition, Mr. Chan assists in portfolio construction for U.S. stock selection processes and leads efforts in custom indexing. His work also contributes to Putnam’s Capital Markets Outlook. Mr. Chan has been in the investment industry since he joined Putnam in 2003. After leaving in 2006 to complete his M.B.A., he rejoined the firm in 2008.
Mr. Chan is a Portfolio Manager of Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Funds (Balanced, Conservative, and Growth); Putnam Dynamic Risk Allocation Fund; Putnam Multi-Asset Absolute Return Fund; Putnam Retirement Advantage Funds; Putnam RetirementReady Funds; Putnam Total Return Fund; and Putnam 529 for America. Previously at Putnam, he served as an Analyst, an Investment Associate, and an Intern in the GAA group.
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