David Tan is Chief Investment Officer (CIO) Fixed Income Asia Pacific with Allianz Global Investors, which he joined in 2012. He is a member of the Asia Pacific Fixed Income team and is based in Singapore. David is also a member of the Global Policy Council, which is tasked with setting the strategic direction for the firm’s investments. David's experience in managing Asian bonds dates back to 1993. He joined Allianz Global Investors from AXA Investment Managers UK, where his last position was Executive Director Fixed Income Asia Pacific and Middle East. Before that, he held several positions at AXA Investment Managers, including CIO of Kyobo AXA Investment Managers in Korea, responsible for fixed income, equities, quantitative investments and asset allocation; head of fixed income Asia in Singapore, responsible for all fixed-income portfolio-management activities in the region; and a key member of the Asia balanced team, responsible for asset allocation. He was also a senior portfolio manager of total-return portfolios at ABN Amro Asset Management and Deutsche Asset Management. David has a B.B.A. in finance, with a joint major in economics, from Simon Fraser University, Canada.