LGPS Central , Chief Investment Officer
Gordon Ross joined LGPS Central Limited as the Investment Director for Fixed Income in February 2018. He has over 38 years’ experience in financial markets with a background in trading, portfolio management and building fixed income and FX businesses and teams, managing active portfolios in the global fixed income sectors including credit (IG and HY), EM, loans, collateralized assets and currency management for institutional clients.
Having begun his career at Morgan Grenfell & Co Ltd as a fixed income portfolio manager, he spent four years as a proprietary trader specialising in derivatives before returning to the ‘buy-side’ at Lombard Odier. He was hired as Head of Global Fixed Income at JP Morgan Chase to build an institutional business raising $18bn of assets and creating a 68-person team. After roles at HSBC and Invesco, he was Head of Absolute Return Funds & Head of FX Alpha Sources at Deutsche Bank, adding over $5bn from institutional (pension fund and central bank) clients.
Prior to joining LGPS Central Limited, Gordon worked at FMR as a product specialist. Gordon holds a BA (Hons) in Politics from Exeter University.