Portfolio Manager, Interest Rate Strategies & Macroeconomics
Tamar Hamlyn leads interest rate and macro strategies for Ardea and is responsible for strategic views on the economy and financial markets.
Tamar co-founded Ardea, a boutique investment manager, in 2008 with the firm now managing over $11bn in client assets (as at March 2019).
Tamar’s focus at Ardea includes the economic outlook and its impact on financial markets, and the implications for portfolios and investment strategies. He has a special interest in the policy actions of central banks and their impact on financial markets and the real economy, including inflation. Tamar focuses closely on both domestic and international developments, and he writes Ardea’s monthly Global Inflation Linked Bond Report. Tamar also supports Ardea’s client education initiatives, focusing on how innovative strategies can better achieve investment objectives.
Prior to Ardea, Tamar was a portfolio manager in the fixed income team at Credit Suisse Asset Management. Tamar commenced his career at the Reserve Bank of Australia, where he worked from 1999 to 2007. He gained broad experience across a number of roles at the RBA including policy analyst, economist, financial analyst, and portfolio manager.
Tamar was awarded the CFA designation in 2004, and graduated with Honours in Economics from the University of Queensland.