Cedric Scholtes is Co-Head of the Inflation Team and Chair of the Rates Committee. He is responsible for the growth and development of Inflation Strategies, and is the lead portfolio manager for US Inflation-Linked Bond portfolios, as well as US Treasury portfolios. Cedric chairs the Rates Committee, which is composed of specialists from different fixed income product groups, who are charged with generating alpha in sovereign, derivative and inflation markets for implementation across applicable portfolios. Cedric joined FFTW, a predecessor of BNP Paribas Asset Management, in 2006 as a portfolio manager and is based in New York. Prior to joining us, Cedric worked at Goldman Sachs, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Bank of England and the UK Government Economic Service. Cedric has 18 years of experience in financial markets.