Ruud Oude Wolbers is a Portfolio Manager in the Multi Manager team, and is specialized in Real Estate and Mortgage investments. He joined Columbia Threadneedle through the acquisition of BMO GAM (EMEA) in 2021, having previously been with BMO since 2001. He formally joined the team in 2017 from the Multi Asset team where he had worked as a fund manager in Asset Allocation and as an Investment Strategist. Previously, Ruud worked with Achmea Global Investors (later merged into F&C, then BMO GAM) from 2001 and before that he worked at the Dutch Institute for Banking & Securities Industry. He graduated in Financial Economics from RijksUniversiteit Groningen fin 1996 and holds the VBA.