Albert Chan, CFA

Head of Portfolio Construction

Albert Chan, CFA


Mr. Chan is Head of Portfolio Construction within Fixed Income. He is responsible for Putnam's term structure strategies, including interest-rate and FX trading implementation, and quantitative modeling. He leads the team's efforts in researching market and macroeconomic data, building quantitative models, recommending broad positioning and portfolio construction ideas, and overseeing and monitoring portfolio implementation. In addition, Mr. Chan is a portfolio manager of multi-sector fixed income portfolios, including Putnam's Core Global, Fixed Income Global Alpha, Global Government, and Short Duration Bond strategies. He has been in the investment industry since he joined Putnam in 2002.

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Years in the industry: 22
Years at Putnam Investments: 22


  • University of California, Berkeley, M.S., Financial Engineering
  • Simon Fraser University, B.S., Computer Engineering