- Director of Client Portfolio Management
Josh Yafa is director of client portfolio management for Thornburg Investment Management. In this role, Josh heads a team of portfolio specialists responsible for the external-facing articulation of investment philosophy, process, performance, and positioning to clients across all channels. Additionally, the team executes all internal-facing product management activities for the firm’s strategies. Josh also maintains direct client portfolio management coverage of Thornburg’s global fixed income and global equity strategies.
Before joining Thornburg, Josh was a product manager covering global fixed income for Franklin Templeton Investments in San Mateo, California. At Franklin Templeton, Josh served as a client-facing proxy portfolio manager for the firm’s largest strategies. Prior to this, Josh spent five years in the private investment management division at Barclays and Lehman Brothers in San Francisco.
Josh holds an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and a BA with honors in business economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is currently registered with FINRA with a Series 7 and 66.