Associate Director, Fixed Income Indices, S&P Dow Jones Indices
Paulina Lichwa-Garcia is Associate Director, Fixed Income Indices at S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI), where she works closely with the sales and research departments to deliver client solutions in the fixed income space.
Paulina started her career reporting on M&A and corporate actions for a publication under the Financial Times Group umbrella. Her experience includes various research, editorial and product management roles at Platts and OPIS (now part of Dow Jones), before she joined the iBoxx team in London in 2021.Paulina holds a master’s degree in financial economics from City, University of London. She studied finance and management in Poland and France. She is currently pursuing her CFA designation, having successfully passed Level II exam of the program. She is fluent in English, Polish, French and Spanish and lives in London with her family.
The past few weeks have been extraordinary as U.K. politics and financial markets entangled, resulting in GBP-denominated debt becoming both shaken and stirred. Gilts, bonds issued by the U.K. government, were hit particularly hard on the back of collateral calls in the liability-driven investment pension crisis. Gilts saw their yields reach multi-year highs, especially in…