Alex Johnson

A.JohnsonHead of Absolute Return Multi-Sector Fixed Income, BNP Paribas Asset Management

Alex is the Head of Absolute Return Multi-Sector Fixed Income BNP Paribas Asset Management. He is responsible for the management, growth and development of global absolute return strategies, and he is the portfolio manager for multi-strategy absolute return portfolios. Alex joined FFTW, a predecessor of BNP Paribas Asset Management, in 2008 and is based in New York.

Prior to his current role, Alex served as Co-Head of Global Fixed Income for FFTW having previously been Head of Portfolio Management. Prior to this, he was employed as a Senior Portfolio Manager at Fortis Investment Management, which was integrated into FFTW in 2010. Before joining the firm in 2008, Alex was on the Global Fixed Income team at BlackRock having spent the previous four years at FFTW in London and New York where he was the Market Specialist responsible for short duration interest rate strategies across the major currency blocs. Alex came to FFTW from Paribas Asset Management, where he worked as a Portfolio Manager for UK and European funds.

Alex has 21 years of global fixed income portfolio management experience. He received an MA in Law from Balliol College, University of Oxford and an LLM in Law from the University of Virginia.