Jack Flaherty is an investment director and co-head of credit strategies across GAM. Previously he was co-manager of GAM’s unconstrained/absolute return bond strategy, where he was responsible for credit positions and strategies within the strategy – ranging from investment grade to high yield debt including both asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities allocations. In addition, he has extensive experience in structured credit, trade finance, lending strategies and insurance linked securities both at GAM from prior roles. He was previously global co-head of credit fixed income and global head of emerging markets at UBS, and has worked as a managing director at Barclays Capital in charge of credit fixed income. Jack Flaherty holds a BA in Economics from the University of Illinois, an MBA in Finance and Accounting from the University of Chicago and the Series 7, 63 and 24 qualifications. He is based in New York.