Michael J. Atkin

Portfolio Manager

Michael J. Atkin


Mr. Atkin is a Portfolio Manager in the Global Fixed Income group. He is responsible for managing fixed income global alpha, global fixed income, and global government strategies. He also leads macroeconomic discussions as part of the Portfolio Construction group and manages a team of analysts who evaluate government securities in G7 countries and emerging markets. Mr. Atkin joined Putnam in 1997 and has been in the investment industry since 1988.

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Years in the industry: 32
Years at Putnam Investments: 23

  • Institute of International Finance, Director of Latin America Department, 1993–1997
  • International Finance Corporation, World Bank, Lead Economist, Economics and Sub-Saharan Africa Departments, 1988–1993


  • New York University, Graduate Fellowship, Department of Economics
  • Cornell University, M.S.
  • Lincoln College, Oxford University, B.A.