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John Bellows

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John Bellows

Portfolio Manager, Western Asset Management Company
John Bellows

John Bellows, PhD, is a Portfolio Manager in Western Asset’s Pasadena office focusing on US broad market strategies. In 2018 he took on an elevated role in the Global Portfolios Team, where he is a leading voice for US and global macro strategies. John is a member of the US Broad Strategy Committee, which formulates domestic investment themes and strategies, as well as the Global Investment Strategy Committee, which is responsible for setting policy and providing strategic investment oversight for the Firm. He joined the Firm in 2012 as an Investment Management Strategy Analyst before assuming his current role. Prior to joining Western Asset, John served at the US Department of the Treasury, as the Acting Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy. John holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Dartmouth College, where he graduated magna cum laude, and a PhD in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a CFA® charterholder.