James Blair

James Blair

Senior Strategist
Head of Fixed Income Specialist Team, Asia Pacific
Managing Director

Year started in the investment industry: 1991

Education: University of NSW (Australia), MCom; University of Technology (Australia), BBus

  • James leads the fixed income investment specialist team in Asia Pacific and is a member of the Australian senior strategy group. James contributes on the development of interest rate and sector strategies. He is also responsible for communicating the firm's fixed income investment strategies to clients and consultants.
  • Prior to joining UBS Asset Management in December 2010, James gained extensive funds management experience in fixed income portfolio management and client-facing roles. James has held senior investment management and institutional sales roles in Asia for BlackRock/Barclays Global Investors and Fidelity. Prior to that, James was Head of Fixed Income for Australian and Asian Fixed Income at Aberdeen Asset Management. He started his career as a portfolio manager at UBS Asset Management in 1991.