Ugo Lancioni, Managing Director, joined the firm in 2007. Ugo is the Head of Global Currency and serves as a co-portfolio manager on multiple fixed income strategies. He is a member of the senior investment team that sets overall portfolio strategy for Global Investment Grade. Ugo also leads the Currency team in determining FX exposures across various portfolio strategies. Prior to joining the firm, Ugo was employed by JP Morgan for 11 years. While at JP Morgan Asset Management Ugo gained experience as a currency strategist and portfolio manager in charge of the FX risk in the fixed income book. Prior to this, Ugo worked as a trader at JP Morgan Bank, both in London and Milan, in the short term interest rate trading group where he was responsible for foreign exchange forwards market making and derivatives trading. Ugo received a Masters Degree in Economics from the University “La Sapienza” in Rome.