A change in focus from Federal policy to economic and corporate earnings growth should be better for active portfolio management. When the market is focused on broad topics like risk and Fed policy, the tide tends to lift or sink all boats. A greater focus on economic growth and earnings should lead to significantly more
Colin Moore, AIIMR, Global Chief Investment Officer
Colin Moore is the Global Chief Investment Officer for Columbia Management. His responsibilities include ensuring that a disciplined investment process is in place across all asset classes, including equity and fixed income. He was also head of fixed income and liquidity strategies from 2009 – 2010. Mr. Moore joined the firm in 2002 as head of equity and has been a member of the investment community since 1983.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Moore was chief investment officer of global and international value equities and associate director of research at Putnam Investments. While serving in this role, he personally managed $3 billion in addition to overseeing a team of 29 analysts and five portfolio managers. Previously, Mr. Moore was director of research and chief investment officer for Rockefeller & Co. in New York and London. Throughout his career in the investment industry, he has held portfolio management positions with three London-based asset management firms, as well as a role in product development.
Mr. Moore attended the London Business School where he completed its Investment Management Program and he is an associate by examination of the Institute of Investment Management and Research.