fellow CFASS members for a lively discussion featuring CalPERS Fixed Income
Investment Director and Chief Economist John Rothfield. John will discuss
current economic conditions and trendsand provide perspective on the near-term
outlook and current political and economic trends impacting capital
Appetizers, beer and wine will be served.
Bio John Rothfield is CalPERS' chief
economist and an Investment Director for the Global Fixed Income, Inflation and
Currency Teams. He currently manages both a US Governments and International
Fixed Income portfolio and is a senior member of the firm's tactical asset
allocation committee. In his role as economist John and his team advise the
asset classes, Investment Strategy Group and CalPERS' board on domestic and
international macroeconomic trends and how they impact financial markets, asset
class returns and market or credit risks.
Prior to joining CalPERS in 2012, John was an Economist and Financial Markets
Strategist for a number of US banks including Bank of America (1994-2012) and
First Chicago Bank (1989-1994).
His career started in the Australian Treasury in 1980, including an appointment
at the IMF in Washington DC and a postgraduate scholarship for study in macro
an international economics and finance at UCLA.