Investors will continue to grapple with market shocks in 2023, but it’s time to focus on the silver lining. In our Market GPS webcast, Janus Henderson’s asset class experts will share their perspectives on the economic outlook and discuss the risks and opportunities facing investors in the year ahead.
Global Head of Fixed Income
Jim Cielinski is Global Head of Fixed Income at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2017. He oversees all of the global fixed income products and teams and leads Corporate Credit as well. Previously, Jim was the global head of fixed income for Columbia Threadneedle Investments from 2010. Prior to joining Columbia Threadneedle, he spent 12 years at Goldman Sachs Asset Management as managing director and head of credit. Before that, he was head of fixed income for Utah Retirement Systems, assistant manager of taxable fixed income for Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., and an equity portfolio manager for First Security Investment Management.
Jim received bachelor of science degrees in management and finance from the University of Utah and an MBA with a concentration in finance from New York University, Stern School of Business. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 39 years of financial industry experience.
Director of Research
Matt Peron is Director of Research at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2020. He oversees the firm’s sector research teams and analysts, and is a named portfolio manager on all research strategies. In this role, he is responsible for the firm’s centralised equity research effort, collaborating with portfolio managers, the head of equities, and the global chief investment officer. He also heads the firm’s Portfolio Oversight Team. Prior to joining the firm, Matt was chief investment officer at City National Bank (the US Private Bank for the Royal Bank of Canada) from 2018. Earlier, he was an executive vice president and global head of equities at Northern Trust in Chicago from 2005. Matt has served on or chaired several investment committees overseeing asset allocations for large asset pools. He began his career in fixed income in 1990 and also has extensive experience with quantitative and fundamental portfolio management.
Matt received his bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Swarthmore College, graduating with distinction, and his MBA from the University of Chicago. He sits on the board of the Illinois Hunger Coalition and is active in nonprofit organizations that focus on developing skills and entrepreneurship in underprivileged communities. He has 34 years of financial industry experience.
Portfolio Manager, Alternatives
Steve Cain is a Portfolio Manager at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since joining Henderson in 2010. Prior to Henderson, Steve ran Kurtosis Capital Partners. He was a partner as well as a volatility and macro portfolio manager at JWM Partners from 2006 to 2009. From 2004 to 2006, he was founding partner and currency and macro portfolio manager at Nylon Capital. In 2002, he was managing director, head of macro strategies at Shumway Capital Partners. Steve started his career in 1987 in investment banking. Between 1987 and 2002, he held a variety of roles managing currency and emerging market businesses at numerous global investment banks.
Steve received a BA degree (Hons) in philosophy, politics, and economics from Oxford University. He has 35 years of financial industry experience.
Global Head of Portfolio Construction and Strategy
Adam Hetts is Global Head of Portfolio Construction and Strategy at Janus Henderson Investors. In this role, he leads the Portfolio Construction and Strategy Team that is focused on delivering actionable investment strategy and thought leadership to help clients in all aspects of the investment management process. From 2011 until joining Janus in 2017, he was vice president, senior portfolio strategist with Goldman Sachs Asset Management in New York, leading efforts in the U.S. and Asia Pacific regions. Prior to that, Adam worked with Goldman Sachs Principal Strategies, a proprietary hedge fund, and as a corporate strategist within Goldman Sachs Asset Management. Earlier in his career, he was a consultant with The Law and Economic Consulting Group in Washington, D.C.
Adam earned his bachelor of science in finance with a concentration in accounting from Pennsylvania State University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and FINRA Series 24, 7, and 63 securities licenses. Adam has 17 years of financial industry experience.