Oliver Blackbourn, CFA

Portfolio Manager
Oliver Blackbourn | Janus Henderson Investors

Oliver Blackbourn is a Portfolio Manager on the UK-based Multi-Asset Team at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2017. Prior to joining Janus Henderson, he was with C. Hoare & Co., first as an investment strategist from 2014 and then as a senior investment strategist from 2016. Oliver began his career at LGT Vestra LLP in 2009 working as an investment analyst across a number of different areas.

Oliver received a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Imperial College London. He holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He has 11 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Investors need to think again about the role of government bonds

Investors need to think again about the role of government bonds

Oliver Blackbourn, Portfolio Manager on the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, considers the impact of monetary policy stimulus on government bond yields worldwide, and discusses what this may mean for investors looking to maintain risk and diversification in their portfolios.

Quick view: the MPC maintains its stance

Quick view: the MPC maintains its stance

Oliver Blackbourn, Portfolio Manager on the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, responds to the MPC’s dovish view on prospects for the UK economy, although risks remain skewed to the downside.

Draghi: whatever he could
Quick Views

Draghi: whatever he could

Oliver Blackbourn, a portfolio manager on the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, comments on the imminent departure of Mario Draghi’s as ECB leader on 31 October 2019, as the ECB itself potentially reaches the limits of what it can achieve using the levers of monetary policy.

Quick view: BoE stuck in the mud

Quick view: BoE stuck in the mud

Oliver Blackbourn, a portfolio manager on the UK-based Multi-Asset team, discusses the Bank of England (BoE)’s decision to keep interest rates on hold despite a deteriorating economic backdrop.

Quick view: “An ounce of prevention”, interest rate cuts signalled by the Fed

Quick view: “An ounce of prevention”, interest rate cuts signalled by the Fed

​Oliver Blackbourn, a Fund Manager on the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, discusses the strong likelihood that the FOMC will deliver a rate cut at their July meeting – and beyond.

Is patience always the best course of action?
Investment Viewpoints

Is patience always the best course of action?

Oliver Blackbourn, Portfolio Manager on the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, discusses the implications of the US Federal Reserve’s new dovish stance and questions whether patience is always the best approach.