Credit portfolio manager of the year: JP Morgan

Risk awards 2012

Joe Holderness

Being asked to achieve more with fewer resources is a common gripe in any walk of life – but increasingly so for credit portfolio managers. The past 12 months saw them having to manage the shifting risk profiles associated with the eurozone debt crisis, the Arab Spring and the US debt ceiling negotiations, but the tools portfolio managers used to be able to draw on – from collateralised debt obligations to credit-linked notes and credit default swaps (CDSs) – have either disappeared, or become m