Craig MacDonald  Head of Credit, Standard Life Investments

Craig McDonald joined Standard Life Investments as Investment Director in 2002. He now manages the global credit team which has offices in Edinburgh and Boston and is responsible for over £50bn of credit assets across a range of different strategies and currencies. In addition, he has been heavily involved in developing and articulating the investment grade credit process as well as developing the credit matrix, a quant model for tracking credit quality of 300 companies. Prior to joining Standard Life Investments, Craig was a team leader responsible for non-local government European public finance at Standard & Poor’s, the credit rating agency. This encompassed areas such as Private Finance Initiative and other project finance, and structured bonds in areas such as healthcare, housing, education and social housing. Craig has an MBA from London Business School, has the CIPFA professional accountancy qualification and received a 1st Class Honours Degree in Philosophy at Durham University.



SPS Spotlight Series: Investment Issues for Maturing Pension Funds

July 13, 2017                                   Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Alternative Credit and Private Debt Investing for Pension Funds

August 31, 2017                               Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Emerging & Frontier Markets Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

September 14, 2017                         Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Insights & Issues for Dutch Investors

September 21, 2017                         Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam

Annual Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

October 3, 2017                                 7A Odenplan, Stockholm

Property, Real Assets & Infrastructure Investing for Yield for Pension Funds

October 12, 2017                             Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Annual Round up & Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds

November 9, 2017                             Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Annual Northern Investment Conference for Pension Funds

November 16, 2017                           The Met Hotel, Leeds

SPS Spotlight Series: LGPSs in Flux - Investment Issues & Solutions

November 23, 2017                           Le Meridien Piccadilly, London