Neil Dwane is a portfolio manager and the Global Strategist with Allianz Global Investors, which he joined in 2001. He coordinates and chairs the Global Policy Committee, which formulates the firm’s house view; leads the firm’s bi-annual Investment Forums; and communicates the firm’s investment outlook through articles and press appearances. Mr Dwane is also a member of AllianzGI’s Equity Investment Management Group. He previously worked at JP Morgan Investment Management as a UK and European specialist portfolio manager; at Fleming Investment Management; and at Kleinwort Benson Investment Management as an analyst and a fund manager. Mr Dwane has a B.A. in classics from Durham University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.