Head of Melbourne Operations and Investment Management/Portfolio Manager, Western Asset Management
Anthony Kirkham is Head of Melbourne Operations and Investment Management/Portfolio Manager. He has more than 33 years of experience in fixed income and has served as Head of the Australian Investment team, Head of Australian Operations, and Portfolio Manager at Western Asset since 2007. From 1999 to 2007, he was Deputy Head of Investments and Senior Portfolio Manager at both Western Asset and its local predecessor, Citigroup Asset Management. Mr. Kirkham previously worked as Fixed Interest Manager at RACV Investments between 1996 and 1999. He also served as Senior Dealer at Metway Bank and Senior Dealer and Credit Analyst at Commonwealth Bank. Mr. Kirkham holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne, a Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie University, and a Graduate Diploma from the Securities Institute of Australia. He also holds the CFA designation.