Mr. Chan is a Portfolio Manager in the Fixed Income group, specializing in interest-rate derivatives and government securities in developed markets. He is a Portfolio Manager of Putnam Fixed Income Absolute Return Fund and Putnam Short Duration Bond Fund. Mr. Chan analyzes market and macroeconomic data, builds quantitative models, and recommends global macro and relative-value positions along the global term structure. Previously at Putnam, he 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.