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Jurrien Timmer, who holds a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation, is the director of Global Macro at Fidelity Investments. Fidelity Investments is a leading provider of investment management, retirement planning, portfolio guidance, brokerage, benefits outsourcing and other financial products and services to more than 20 million individuals, institutions and financial intermediaries. In this role, Mr. Timmer is part of Fidelity’s Global Asset Allocation (GAA) group, where he specializes in asset allocation and global macro strategy. Additionally, he is responsible for analyzing market trends and synthesizing investment perspectives across Asset Management to generate market strategy insights for the media, as well as for Fidelity’s clients. Mr. Timmer has been at Fidelity for 22 years and has more than 30 years of experience in the industry.
Prior to assuming his current position in 2005, Mr. Timmer held various other roles within Fidelity, including director of market research and technical research analyst. He also co-managed Fidelity Global Strategies Fund from 2007 to 2014. Before joining Fidelity in 1995, Mr. Timmer was a vice president in the Fixed Income group at ABN AMRO. He has been in the financial industry since 1985.
Mr. Timmer earned his bachelor of science degree in finance from Babson College. He was born and raised a Dutch citizen in Aruba, but has been living in the United States all of his adult life. He became a United States citizen in 2002.