Simon Bond retires from Bond funds

Ending a career spanning 37 years, Simon Bond is to retire from fund management at the end of June this year. Bond has been with Columbia Threadneedle for almost two decades and will continue on in a part time capacity as a member of the firms social advisory committees and providing support to their European, Middle Eastern and African (EMEA) Social Bond mandates.

Tammie Tang is to take over as lead of the firms European and UK Social bond strategies, after having run high grade credit mandates for ten years and being deputy on the latter fund for four.