Tatjana Greil CastroCo-Head of Public Markets, Portfolio Manager Global Credit Strategies at Muzinich & Co.
Tatjana manages the Muzinich Enhancedyield Short-Term strategy and the Muzinich Bondyield ESG strategy. The Enhanced Yield Short-Term fund is over €13bn AUM and is the largest UCITS fund managed by a female. In 2019, Tatjana was appointed as an advisor to the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion. She is also a member of the Consultative Group for the Taskforce of Scaling Voluntary Carbon Trading. She is a founding member of the European Leveraged Finance Alliance (ELFA), a member of the ECB’s Bond Market Contact Group and a frequent speaker at investment conferences.
Tatjana is a leading advocate for incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices into credit portfolios and her strategies have won numerous industry awards – including ESG-specific awards. In 2018, Tatjana won Fund Manager of the Year (small to medium firms) at Investment Week’s Women in Investment Awards. Tatjana feels passionately about anything environmentally related, from climate change to deforestation, biodiversity and water usage. On socially related topics, she can addresses issues as broad as inequality and diversity. On governance, Tatjana is one of the founding members of ELFA where the topics covered include improving covenants in the corporate bond market.
Tatjana joined Muzinich in 2007 and is a Portfolio Manager with 24 years of corporate credit experience. Prior to joining Muzinich, Tatjana worked for Metlife Investments, where she served as an Associate Director of the High Return Unit. Earlier, Tatjana worked as Senior Portfolio Manager in European high yield for Fortis Investments and as a Portfolio Manager and Credit Analyst at Legal & General Investment Management. She started her career as a high yield telecom analyst with Merrill Lynch. She has an M.Sc./B.S. in Economics from the University of Vienna, a Masters from the Kiel Institute of World Economics in Germany, and a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics & Political Science.