Rajeev De Mello is the Head of the Singapore office and Senior Investment Officer of Western Asset Management. Western Asset Management is a global fixed income asset manager based in Pasadena, California, with offices across the world. Western Asset manages over USD 470 billion in fixed income assets. Rajeev's team of six investment professionals manages Asian currencies, government bonds in local currencies, Asian investment grade and high yield credit.
Prior to joining Western Asset, Rajeev worked for Pictet Asset Management , Head of Asian Fixed Income trading for UBS in Hong Kong and prior to that with McKinsey and Company in Zurich as a consultant on risk management. Rajeev also worked for Credit Suisse First Boston as gold options trader and later with Bank Indosuez as a foreign exchange options trader.
Rajeev holds a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and an MBA from Georgetown University