Albert Chan, CFA

Head of Portfolio Construction

Albert Chan, CFA


Mr. Chan is the Head of Portfolio Construction in the Fixed Income group. He manages multi-sector fixed income portfolios, including Putnam's Fixed Income Global Alpha strategies. In addition, Mr. Chan oversees Putnam's fixed-income Quantitative Modeling team and co-leads the Volatility Analysis team. He is responsible for Putnam's term-structure strategies, including interest-rate and FX trading implementation, as well as quantitative modeling. Mr. Chan directs the teams‘ 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. He has been in the investment industry since he joined Putnam in 2002.

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Years in the industry: 20
Years at Putnam Investments: 20


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