Kathryn B. Lakin

Director of Equity Research

Kathryn B. Lakin

Responsibilities

Ms. Lakin is Director of Equity Research. She is responsible for managing a team of analysts covering all sectors and regions. Ms. Lakin directs research initiatives, ensures quality of the research team’s output, guides sustainability integration within research, and facilitates collaboration between Putnam's equity portfolio managers and the research team. In addition, she is a portfolio manager of Putnam’s balanced and research strategies. Ms. Lakin joined Putnam in 2012 and has been in the investment industry since 2008.

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Experience

Years in the industry: 12
Years at Putnam Investments: 8

  • Fidelity Investments, Equity Research Analyst, 2011–2012
  • Fidelity Investments, Equity Research Associate, 2008–2011

Education

  • Yale School of Management, M.B.A.
  • Wellesley College, B.A.