Julio Callegari, executive director, is a member of the Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities (GFICC) group since 2011. Julio has relocated to Hong Kong as lead Portfolio Manager for Asia Local Rates and FX in August 2018. He is responsible for overseeing Asia local sovereign bond investment strategy, currency strategy and security selection. Between 2011 and mid-2018 Julio was the Head of Brazil Fixed Income team based in São Paulo managing the Credit/Rates/FX portfolios and co-managing (with the Equities team) balanced mandates. Before joining the Asset Management group in June 2011, Julio worked in the JPM EM Research between 2004 and 2010 as strategist/economist for Brazil, Colombia and Peru, supporting JPM Treasuries. Prior to joining the JPM EM research in 2004, Julio worked as economist in two of the main consultant companies focusing on macroeconomic research. Julio holds a graduate degree in economics from Universidade de São Paulo and master degree in economics from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro.