Matt Peron is Director of Research and Global Head of Solutions at Janus Henderson Investors. He oversees the firm’s sector research teams and analysts and is a named portfolio manager on all research strategies. Additionally, Matt leads the firm’s Solutions Group, a team that constructs multi-asset solutions for clients’ complex investment objectives. Prior to joining the firm in 2020, Matt was chief investment officer at City National Bank (the US Private Bank for the Royal Bank of Canada) from 2018. Earlier, he was an executive vice president and global head of equities at Northern Trust in Chicago from 2005. Matt has served on or chaired several investment committees overseeing asset allocations for large asset pools. He began his career in fixed income in 1990 and also has extensive experience with quantitative and fundamental portfolio management.
Matt received his bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Swarthmore College, graduating with distinction, and his MBA from the University of Chicago. He sits on the board of the Illinois Hunger Coalition and is active in nonprofit organizations that focus on developing skills and entrepreneurship in underprivileged communities. He has 35 years of financial industry experience.