Katharine Neiss joined PGIM Fixed Income as chief European economist, effective immediately.
The role is new and Ms. Neiss is based in London. She joined Monday, a spokesman said.
She reports to Nathan Sheets, chief economist and head of global macroeconomic research.
Ms. Neiss is also a member of the $868 billion money manager’s global macroeconomic research team, led by Mr. Sheets.
She is responsible for analyzing and advising on the U.K. and European economies and markets, focusing on the activity and impact of the Bank of England and the European Central Bank.
“Understanding the role of macroeconomics in market behavior has long been an important focus for us and in these extremely uncertain times becomes even more critical,” Mr. Sheets said. “We are delighted to welcome
Katharine to the team, to bring on-the-ground European coverage. Her strong credentials in international trade, finance and monetary economics will be of great value as we continue to provide analysis and insight to our investment teams and global clients.”
PGIM Fixed Income is part of the $1.3 trillion PGIM, the money management business of Prudential Financial.
Ms. Neiss was head of the international surveillance division at the Bank of England.