Raymond is a Portfolio Manager in the Convertible Bonds team. He joined Columbia Threadneedle through the acquisition of BMO GAM (EMEA) in 2021. He had previously been with BMO since 1998, when he launched the Convertibles Bond product for the group, managing it until 2001 (at the time for PVF, a company acquired by Achmea, which merged with F&C, then BMO Global Asset Management). Prior to that he managed the US equity portfolio for 10 years for PVF. In 2001, Raymond launched the US Equity Portfolio for PGGM in the Netherlands. He rejoined the Global Convertibles team in March 2006. Raymond holds a Business School degree from the Hogeschool Utrecht and has successfully completed the VBA qualification which is equivalent to the CFA.