Anne Lester is a portfolio manager and Head of Retirement Solutions for J.P. Morgan Asset Management’s Global Investment Management Solutions, where she is responsible for advancing the firm’s market-leading retirement investment product offering and thought leadership. Ms. Lester has also been responsible for the development of the firm’s defined contribution asset allocation strategies, including the JPMorgan SmartRetirement target date funds and the firm’s Dynamic Withdrawal strategy. She is also a member of the portfolio management team of the JPMorgan Income Builder Fund. Prior to joining the firm in 1992, Anne was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship in 1990 and spent over a year in Tokyo, working for a member of the Japanese Parliament. Previously, she worked for the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee.