Northern Trust Asset Management adds Veteran Fed Economist to Fixed Income Division

Antulio Bomfim joins the firm in a newly created role as head of the global macro group.

Northern Trust Asset Management (NTAM), a leading global investment management firm with $1 trillion in assets under management, appointed Antulio Bomfim as head of global macro, a newly created position within its global fixed income group.

In his new role within NTAM’s Global Fixed Income Group, Bomfim has overall oversight responsibility for the global macro group, which is responsible for interest rate strategy, systematic volatility, liquidity, and monitoring systemic risk globally.

Bomfim joins NTAM with nearly 30 years of financial experience, spanning roles within the investment management industry, and within the Federal Reserve Board System.

Most recently, he served as special adviser to the Fed Board, as well as special adviser to Chairman Jerome Powell. Priorly, Bomfim worked with Macroeconomic Advisers as a senior managing director, and co-head of Monetary Policy Insights. Prior to that he had served as a portfolio manager and co-head of interest rate strategy for OFI Institutional Asset Management, a division of Oppenheimer Funds.

Bomfim brings deep practical and theoretical knowledge of both the economy and financial markets, according to NTAM. His fields of research include asset pricing, monetary policy, macroeconomics, investments, and financial markets. Bomfim holds doctorate, master’s and  bachelor’s degrees in economics from the University of Maryland, as well as a master’s in mathematical finance from the University of Oxford.


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