Chris Iggo

Chair of the AXA IM Investment Institute and CIO of AXA IM Core

About Chris

Chris Iggo is the Chief Investment Officer for Core Investments and Chair of the AXA IM Investment Institute. In his role, Chris brings together the insights of the Research, Quant Lab and Responsible Investment teams for the benefit of all portfolio managers across asset classes.

Previously he was the CIO for AXA IM’s fixed income department, as well as Head of Active Fixed Income in Europe and Asia. In this role, Chris oversaw the investment process globally and was responsible for the management of all active teams in Europe and Asia, including the performance and strategy / fund development. Chris initially joined AXA IM as a Senior Strategist before his appointment as Fixed Income CIO in 2008. He assumed additional responsibility of the European and Asian Fixed Income divisions in 2014.

Prior to joining AXA IM, Chris spent five years as Head of Strategy at Cazenove Fund Management. Before that, he spent four years at Barclays Capital, first as Chief US Economist (in New York) and then as Chief European Economist. Previously, he spent seven years at Chase Manhattan Bank in London and New York as an Economist and Foreign Exchange Strategist. Chris holds both a Master’s and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of London.

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Windmills of your mind

  • by Chris Iggo
  • 24 June 2022 (7 min read)
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Introducing the AXA IM Investment Institute

  • by Chris Iggo
  • 10 June 2022 (7 min read)
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Summer blooms or temporary displays?

  • by Chris Iggo
  • 27 May 2022 (7 min read)
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