Paul Joss

Paul Joss

Director, Client Portfolio Manager within LDI

Paul Joss, Director, is a Client Portfolio Manager within the US and Canada Liability Driven Investing (LDI) business.  The team is responsible for design, implementation and ongoing mandate and risk management of LDI investment solutions across the fixed income risk spectrum. In doing so, the team delivers the capabilities and expertise of the Global Fixed Income platform and the wider BlackRock organization, providing solutions that encompass client specific requirements and capture market opportunities.

 

Prior to joining BlackRock, Paul served at The Hartford Financial Services Group ("The Hartford") with responsibilities including portfolio management for defined benefit pension investments. Paul directed the investment-oriented aspects of The Hartford's 2017 PRT transaction with Prudential and earlier lump sum buyout offer to former employees. Paul also served in insurance asset management roles including investment strategy for PRT and structured settlement liabilities and derivatives hedging for the 3-Greek Variable Annuity GMWB hedging program. Paul also led Hartford Investment Management Company's (HIMCO's) LDI institutional sales effort.

 

Prior to joining HIMCO in 2007, Paul served plan sponsors, endowments, and foundations in Canada as part of the Towers Perrin (now Willis Towers Watson) retirement and investment consulting practices.

 

Paul earned a B.Sc. in mathematics from the University of Lethbridge in 1999, an M.A. in theology from Regent College (Vancouver) in 2001, and an M.Sc. in financial mathematics from the University of Calgary in 2004. Paul is also a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (2006) and a CFA charterholder (2007).