Robert Tipp, CFA, is a managing director, chief investment strategist, and head of global bonds for PGIM Fixed Income. In addition to co-managing the global multi-sector strategies, Tipp is responsible for global rates positioning for core plus, absolute return, and other portfolios. He has worked at the firm since 1991, where he has held a variety of senior investment manager and strategist roles. Prior to joining the firm, he was a director in the portfolio strategies group at the First Boston Corporation, where he developed, marketed, and implemented strategic portfolio products for money managers. Before that, he was a senior staff analyst at the Allstate Research & Planning Center, and managed fixed income and equity derivative strategies at Wells Fargo Investment Advisors. He received a BS in Business Administration and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.