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Richard Briggs

Richard Briggs - Investment Manager


Richard Briggs is an investment manager responsible for emerging market hard currency debt strategies.

Prior to joining GAM in May 2020, Richard worked as a senior credit strategist at CreditSights for seven years where latterly he led EM sovereign credit research. Prior to CreditSights, Richard worked as an economist at Alliance Trust. Richard holds an MSc in Financial Economics from the University of Glasgow, a Bachelors in Economics from the University of Strathclyde and is a CFA charterholder. He is based in London.

Richard Briggs

My Insights

Active Thinking

5 min read

Active Thinking
20 September 2021

At GAM Investments’ latest Active Thinking Forum, some of our brightest investment minds discussed the advantages of liquid alternative diversifiers and also why an unusual year in emerging market sovereign credit may present a buying opportunity.

Investment Opinions

8 min read

EM Sovereign Credit: Five Reasons to Take Another Look
01 September 2021

Despite recent price weakness in emerging market (EM) sovereign credit, GAM Investments’ Richard Briggs suggests the current environment could provide an attractive entry point for investors and highlights five reasons why he believes the long-term investment case for the asset class remains intact.

Our People

7 min read

Fund Manager Portrait: Richard Briggs
20 May 2021

GAM Investments’ Richard Briggs, Investment Manager in the Emerging Markets Fixed Income team, joined GAM in 2020, bringing with him expertise in economics and emerging market credit and something of an “entrepreneurial” mindset.