Richard Briggs, CFA
Senior Fund Manager

Richard joined Candriam in 2022 as a co-lead manager of the Candriam Bonds Emerging Markets, the MainStay EMD HC sovereign strategies and lead manager on the Candriam Bonds Emerging Debt Local Currencies strategy. He focuses on analysing and producing investment ideas on a diverse set of around twenty Latin American, African, and Asian emerging market countries.

Prior to joining Candriam, Richard worked at GAM Investments where he co-managed the flagship HC and blend EM sovereign strategies. His focus was on emerging market sovereign credit while also contributing frontier LC ideas across LC and absolute return strategies. Prior to GAM he worked at CreditSights for seven years till 2020 as a senior sovereign analyst / strategist where he led global emerging markets strategy and sovereign credit research. He started his career as an economist with a focus on emerging Asia at Alliance Trust.

Richard holds a MSc degree in Financial Economics from the University of Glasgow and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Strathclyde Business School.

He is also a CFA charter-holder and has completed the CFA Certificate in ESG Investing.


Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)


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