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Brendan Walsh, Ph.D., PRM

Brendan Walsh, Ph.D., PRM

Multi-Asset Portfolio Manager
Aviva Investors

Brendan Walsh is on the multi-asset investment team at Aviva Investors, where he serves as co-portfolio manager of Aviva Investors Multi-Strategy (AIMS) Target Return Fund and Target Income capabilities. Mr. Walsh also serves as co-portfolio manager of the Virtus Multi-Strategy Target Return Fund, which is subadvised by Aviva.

Prior to joining Aviva in 2010 as a derivatives analyst, Mr. Walsh was a quantitative analyst at Standard Life Investments since 2006. He was one of the original members of Standard Life’s multi-asset team which launched the Global Absolute Return Strategy (GARS) product under Euan Munro, who is now CEO of Aviva Investors. 

Mr. Walsh holds a doctorate in seismic exploration and a degree in geophysics from the University of Edinburgh. In addition, he is an accredited Professional Risk Manager (PRM).


Aviva Investors Americas LLC (AIA) is the named subadviser to the Virtus Multi-Strategy Target Return Fund and utilizes the services of Aviva Investors Global Services Limited (AIGSL) and its other affiliates (collectively, Aviva Investors) to manage the Fund. Each affiliate entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with AIA and these affiliates are Participating Affiliates as that term is used in relief granted by the SEC. The investment professionals listed are located in London and are employees of AIGSL.