Michael P. Wands  Head of Global Investment Strategies - Putnam Investments

Mr. Wands is Head of Global Investment Strategies, reporting directly to Robert L. Reynolds, President and CEO of Putnam Investments. He is also a member of Putnam's Operating Committee. Mr. Wands is responsible for overseeing the equity, fixed income, and global asset allocation product teams. In addition, he manages product development, strategies, and programs for Putnam's retail, institutional, and retirement businesses. Mr. Wands joined Putnam in 2008 and has been in the investment industry since 1986. Previously at Putnam, Mr. Wands was a Senior Investment Director in the Global Investment Strategies group, specializing in fixed income products. Prior to joining Putnam, Mr. Wands served at State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) in various leadership roles, including Head of Fixed Income, North America, Head of Structured Products, and Portfolio Manager, from 2000 to 2008. Prior to SSGA, Mr. Wands was a Senior Vice President, Mortgage Sales, at Lehman Brothers from 1991 to 2000; a Vice President, Fixed Income Sales, at Kidder Peabody from 1990 to 1991; and a Vice President, Mortgage Research, at Drexel Burnham Lambert from 1988 to 1990. Mr. Wands earned a B.S. in Management Systems from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and is a member of the CFA Society Boston.


ESG & Sustainable Investments for Pension Funds

May 10, 2018                                 Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Inaugural Irish Pension Fund Investors' Conference

June 7, 2018                                  The Westbury, Dublin

Infrastructure & Real Asset Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

June 14, 2018                                 Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Strategies & Cash Flow Management for Maturing Pension Funds

July 12, 2018                                 Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Credit & Private Debt Investing for Pension Funds

August 30, 2018                                Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Alternative & Innovative Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

September 13, 2018                          Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Insights & Issues for Dutch Pension Funds

September 20, 2018                          Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam

Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

October 2, 2018                              7A StrandvägenStockholm

26th Annual Property Investing for Pension Funds

October 11, 2018                              Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds

November 8, 2018                            Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Local Authority Pension Funds' Investment Strategies

November 15, 2018                          Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Conference for Pension Funds

November 22, 2018                          V&A Marriott, Manchester

Private Equity (& Debt) Investors' Annual Seminar

December 11, 2018                          Le Meridien Piccadilly, London