Mr. Chan is a Portfolio Manager in the Fixed Income group. He is a Portfolio Manager of Putnam Diversified Income Trust, Putnam Global Income Trust, Putnam Fixed Income Absolute Return Fund, Putnam Premier Income Trust, Putnam Master Intermediate Income Trust, and Putnam Short Duration Bond Fund. In addition, Mr. Chan leads the Portfolio Construction team. He directs the team’s efforts in researching market and macroeconomic data, building quantitative models, recommending broad positioning and portfolio construction ideas, and providing oversight and monitoring of portfolio implementation. Previously at Putnam, Mr. Chan served on the Investment-Grade Corporate, High-Yield Corporate, and Global Term Structure teams, including positions as an Analyst and a Portfolio Construction Specialist. Mr. Chan has been in the investment industry since he joined Putnam in 2002.