Chris Diaz is Head of Global Rates and serves as lead manager of the Janus Global Multi-Sector strategy and all related portfolios. He also co-manages the Janus Global Investment Grade and Janus Global High Yield strategies and all related portfolios. Prior to joining Janus in May 2011, Mr. Diaz served as head of the global rates group at ING Investment Management, where he was responsible for global macro strategies across combined third-party and proprietary businesses and oversaw the fixed income trading desk responsible for global interest rate products and currencies. Mr. Diaz also served as Senior Portfolio Manager, Global Interest Strategy at ING, where he co-managed the ING Global Bond Fund. Mr. Diaz also served as a quantitative research analyst with ING Investment Management and from 1997 to 1999 served as a fixed income portfolio analyst with SunTrust Equitable Securities Corporation.
Mr. Diaz received his bachelor of science degree in finance from the University of South Carolina and also earned an MBA, with a concentration in finance, from Emory University - Goizueta Business School. Mr. Diaz holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 18 years of financial industry experience.