Federated Hermes Limited has appointed Orla Garvey as Senior Fixed Income Portfolio Manager. Reporting to Fraser Lundie, Head of Fixed Income – Public Markets, Orla will be based in London and will manage the firm’s suite of Public Market Fixed Income products alongside the current portfolio management team.
As a well-established expert in Global Fixed Income, Orla will work with the senior portfolio management team to build and execute the global fixed income strategy, including creating new products and evolving processes in line with the highest of sustainable fixed income standards.
Orla will also work closely with the analyst desk to discuss market developments, trends and current events relevant to portfolios. Orla will also be responsible for marketing the firm’s Fixed Income Public Markets products to clients and prospects.
Orla joins the firm from Aviva Investors where she was a senior portfolio manager in the Fixed Income team for eight years. She managed Aviva Investors’ Multi Strategy Fund, one of the firm’s absolute return product offerings, covering global rates and inflation, foreign exchange, investment grade and high yield markets. Before working in the Multi-Strategy team, Orla was a senior portfolio manager on UK Rates and Inflation and Global Inflation Portfolios.
Orla was a leader of Aviva Investor’s Fixed Income Expert Group, responsible for challenging, filtering and streamlining all Rates and Inflation strategies implemented in portfolios.
Orla Garvey comments, “Federated Hermes is a known player in the sustainable fixed income space. Sharing the same ambitions and investment beliefs, I’m thrilled to be involved in an innovative team where I can help build a global and quality franchise for our clients. I look forward to seeing what we can achieve together.”
Fraser Lundie, Head of Fixed Income – Public Markets at the firm, “Orla is an extremely experienced portfolio manager and a perfect fit for the firm. Her knowledge of global rates and inflation will be an asset to the team and complements the skills of our current portfolio managers. With Orla, we have a very strong team in place, enabling us to deliver returns to clients and remain at the forefront of the industry when it comes to sustainable investing. We welcome Orla and are excited to have her on board.”