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Wan-Chong Kung, CFA
Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager,
Head of Interest Rates and Governments Sector Team

Wan-Chong is the head of the U.S. Interest Rates & Governments Sector Team and a member of the Fixed Income Strategy Committee, which establishes investment policy for all taxable fixed income products. As a senior fixed income portfolio manager, she leads the Inflation Protected Securities and Intermediate Government Bond Strategies, as well as related institutional portfolios, and co-manages the Core Bond Strategy. She is also a member of the Securitized Debt and Global Interest Rates & Governments Sector Teams.

Wan-Chong began working in the financial industry in 1984. Prior to joining the firm in 1993, she was a senior consultant for financial services firms at Cytrol Inc.


She received a B.S. in economics from the University of the Philippines and an M.B.A. in information systems management from the University of Minnesota. Wan-Chong holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Minnesota. She is also a member of the Carlson Funds Enterprise Advisory Board.


Firm tenure for Nuveen Asset Management investment professionals may include years of service at predecessor advisory operations.