Gibson Smith Portrait

Gibson Smith

Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income

Joined in 2001, Industry since 1991

"We have an integrated research model between fixed income and equity at Janus that is very powerful. We believe this integration allows us to analyze a business in its entirety and to make better informed decisions."


Gibson Smith is Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income, a position he has held since January 2006. In this role, Mr. Smith is responsible for Janus’ fixed-income investment process, including overseeing the trading, research, risk management and portfolio management teams. In his role as Portfolio Manager, he co-manages the Janus High Yield, Core Plus, Short Duration, Short Duration High Yield, Intermediate Fixed Income, U.S. Corporate Credit, Global Investment Grade, Global High Yield, Global Multi-Sector, Long Duration and Real Return strategies and all related funds. He also co-manages the fixed income portion of the Janus Balanced and Perkins Value Plus Income strategies and related funds. He is also a member of the Janus Executive Committee and the Janus Capital Group Global Allocation Committee. Mr. Smith joined Janus in January 2001 as a fixed income analyst. Prior to joining Janus, he served as vice president in the fixed income division at Morgan Stanley.

He earned a bachelor of arts degree in economics from the University of Colorado and has 24 years of financial industry experience.