Alex McKnight - Investment Director
Alex was previously co-manager of GAM’s unconstrained/absolute return bond strategy, where he has specialised in convertible bond strategies, in addition to managing overlay credit and equity-linked strategies. He joined GAM following its acquisition of the fixed income and foreign exchange specialist, Augustus, in May 2009. Alex McKnight joined Augustus in 2007 from Allied Irish Bank (AIB), where he was a senior trader for European convertible bonds within the fixed income group. Prior to this, he was a credit analyst at AIB and began his career in markets there as a foreign exchange trader in 1996. Alex McKnight holds a BComm from the University College Dublin and is a CFA charterholder. He is based in London.