Meet Douglas

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Douglas Charleston

Portfolio Manager

14 years investment experience

London

TwentyFour Asset Management LLP

8th Floor, The Monument Building, 11 Monument Street

EC3R 8AF London

United Kingdom

Doug Charleston joined TwentyFour in 2013 as a Portfolio Manager on the ABS team. Doug’s main responsibility is managing the firm’s ABS funds, including the Monument Bond Fund and the TwentyFour Income Fund, and more recently UK Mortgages Ltd.  He is also a member of the firm’s Investment Committee.

Doug has over 12 years of experience in fixed income markets, specifically ABS finance. He started at Nationwide Building Society, where he helped establish the RMBS funding platform and manage Treasury ABS investments, then moved to S&P where he rated European RMBS transactions. Doug was hired from Lloyds where he was a structurer for RMBS and whole loans clients. He is also a CFA Charterholder.

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