Claire is a Credit Analyst in the Fixed Income team. She joined Columbia Threadneedle through the acquisition of BMO GAM (EMEA) in 2021, having previously been with BMO since 2018. Claire’s research coverage is investment grade companies in the industrial, auto, energy and transport sectors. Claire began working at alternative investment research and data provider Preqin in 2011, before moving to Canada Life Investments as a Credit Analyst in 2015. Claire has a BSc and MSc in Economics from Southampton University and Birkbeck College, respectively, and is a CFA Charterholder.