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Michael Biggs

Michael Biggs - Investment Manager


Michael Biggs is a Macro Strategist and Investment Manager, responsible for emerging market bond and currency long only and absolute return strategies.

Michael Biggs is a Macro Strategist and Investment Manager, responsible for emerging market bond and currency long only and absolute return strategies. He joined GAM in September 2013 from Deutsche Bank where latterly he was a global economist and equity strategist. He began his career there in 2001 as a European economist and subsequently as a South African economist and rates strategist. Michael Biggs holds a PhD in Economics and an MPhil in Economics from the University of Cambridge, an MComm and a BComm in Economics from the University of Cape Town. He is based in London.

Michael Biggs

My Insights

Weekly Manager Views 4 min read

Weekly Manager Views: Global macro & EM debt

15 June 2020

At GAM Investments’ Investment Town Hall held on 10 June, Michael Biggs discussed his views on current market conditions.

4 min read
Investment Opinions 7 min read

Risks to a sustainable recovery

29 April 2020

GAM Investments’ Michael Biggs says more clarity is needed on the outlook for global growth if risky assets such as EM FX are to rally in a sustainable way. The recent shock is disinflationary, however, and with central banks cutting rates there are potential opportunities in EM duration.

7 min read
Investment Opinions 9 min read

Coronavirus: The macro implications

23 March 2020

GAM Investments’ Michael Biggs considers some important questions on what could happen to the rate of coronavirus infections in Europe and the US and what it could mean for the global macro environment.

9 min read
Weekly Manager Views 6 min read

Weekly Manager Views

24 January 2020

At GAM Investments’ Weekly Investment Meeting held on 22 January, the speakers were Michael Biggs, who commented on global growth and rate expectations, and Ernst Glanzmann, who shared his views on the Japanese equity market.

6 min read