Shawn manages our Global Convertibles Absolute Return and our Global Convertibles Long Only strategies.
Experience and qualifications
He 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, Shawn served as a senior portfolio manager on the Westwood Global Convertible Securities team. Prior to 2001, he 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.
Shawn holds a BSc in Business Administration from the University of New Hampshire and an MBA in Finance with Honors from Fordham University. He is a CFA and CAIA Charterholder. Shawn is also a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association.