Albert Chan, CFA

Head of Portfolio Construction

Mr. Chan is Head of Portfolio Construction within Fixed Income. In addition, he is a portfolio manager of Putnam Diversified Income Trust, Putnam Fixed Income Absolute Return Fund, Putnam Global Income Trust, Putnam Master Intermediate Income Trust, Putnam Premier Income Trust, and Putnam Short Duration Bond Fund. Mr. Chan has been in the investment industry since he joined Putnam in 2002. Mr. Chan is responsible for Putnam's term structure strategies, including interest-rate and FX trading implementation, as well as 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. Previously at Putnam, Mr. Chan served on the Investment-Grade Corporate, Global Term Structure, and High-Yield Corporate teams, including as an Analyst and a Portfolio Construction Specialist.

Funds managed

Putnam Fixed Income Global Alpha Fund