Shawn manages our Global Convertibles Absolute Return and our Global Convertibles Long Only strategies.
Experience and qualifications
Shawn joined Aviva Investors as an equity analyst in 2001, started managing the long only strategy in 2004 and co-founded the absolute return strategy in 2009. From 2014 until his return to Aviva Investors in 2020, he served as a Senior Portfolio Manager on the Westwood Global Convertible Securities team. Prior to 2001, Shawn was a Research Associate at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, a Financial Consultant at Deloitte and Touche LLP, and held a variety of roles at Nomura Securities.
He holds a BSc in Business Administration from the University of New Hampshire and an MBA in Finance with Honors from Fordham University.
Shawn is a CFA and CAIA Charterholder. He is also a member of the CFA Institute, the Boston Security Analysts Society and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association.