For individual investors in the UK

Jenna Barnard, CFA

Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income | Portfolio Manager

Jenna Barnard is Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income at Janus Henderson Investors, a position she has held since 2015. She manages and co-manages a range of strategic fixed income strategies and funds meeting different client needs globally. Jenna joined Henderson in 2002 as a credit analyst and was promoted to portfolio manager in 2004. Prior to this, she worked as an investment analyst with Orbitex Investments.

Jenna graduated with a first class BA degree (Hons) in politics, philosophy, and economics from Oxford University. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, is a member of the Society of Technical Analysts, and is an Affiliate Member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals. She has 21 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Global Perspectives Podcast: An extreme hatred of bonds… just or unfair?
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Global Perspectives Podcast: An extreme hatred of bonds… just or unfair?

Investor positioning still (unfairly) reflects an extreme hatred of bonds.

Strategic Fixed Income: Central banks in 2022 – making long bonds great again
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Strategic Fixed Income: Central banks in 2022 – making long bonds great again

Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income Jenna Barnard outlines how the team’s cyclical process for managing bond exposures is signalling a collapse in US government bond yields around springtime.

Why Style and Quality Matter

Why Style and Quality Matter

In a market environment characterised by uncertainty and record low yields, some investors have leaned towards riskier segments of the market. However, at what cost? This article looks at how investors have navigated the testing market in the hunt for yield and how the Henderson Diversified Income Trust has stuck to its tried and tested investment approach to produce a consistent, stable, and sensible income for its shareholders.

Strategic Fixed Income: a more fertile environment for bond returns

Strategic Fixed Income: a more fertile environment for bond returns

Jenna Barnard and John Pattullo believe developed market government bonds have a surprise in store in 2022.

Global Perspectives Podcast: No one’s listening to the bond markets
Global Perspectives

Global Perspectives Podcast: No one’s listening to the bond markets

Bond markets are once again sending a message on rates. Is anyone listening? Adam Hetts talks to John Pattullo and Jenna Barnard from the Strategic Fixed Income team.

Henderson Diversified Income Trust – Fund Manager 2021 AGM presentation

Henderson Diversified Income Trust – Fund Manager 2021 AGM presentation

John Pattullo, Fund Manager and Nicholas Ware, Portfolio Manager, of the Henderson Diversified Income Trust, present their AGM shareholder presentation. This presentation covers the Trust’s performance over the last financial year, the managers macro view and the portfolio’s positioning.

Reflation train — arriving on time

Reflation train — arriving on time

Jenna Barnard and John Pattullo, co-heads of Strategic Fixed Income, dissect the reflation narrative, sharing interesting views that go somewhat against consensus.

Reflation train — arriving on time

Reflation train — arriving on time

Jenna Barnard and John Pattullo, Co-Fund Managers of Henderson Diversified Income Trust, dissect the reflation narrative, sharing interesting views that go somewhat against consensus.

Reflation train — arriving on time

Reflation train — arriving on time

Jenna Barnard and John Pattullo, co-heads of Strategic Fixed Income, dissect the reflation narrative, sharing interesting views that go somewhat against consensus.

Global Perspectives Podcast – Reflation: Is this the real thing or just fantasy?
Global Perspectives

Global Perspectives Podcast – Reflation: Is this the real thing or just fantasy?

A lively discussion that goes against consensus, seeking to unearth the truth about what is really happening in the economy and the potential impact on bond markets.

Doing what we do best – sensible and sustainable income

Doing what we do best – sensible and sustainable income

Nicholas Ware, Portfolio Manager, discusses the specific stocks behind Henderson Diversified Income Trusts strong performance and highlights the markets where he and the team are finding the best opportunities for the Trust.

Credit light cuts through the income darkness

Credit light cuts through the income darkness

Jenna Barnard and John Pattullo explain how credit markets navigated COVID with relative ease and why corporate bonds remain in the sweet spot for 2021.