David Kilborn

David is Performa Ltd's Chief Investment Officer responsible for investment policy and is a member of the firm’s Executive Management Team. Clients benefit from his more than twenty years of investment management experience and wealth of fixed income knowledge.

Prior to joining Performa, David served as Chief Investment Officer of Dwight Asset Management where he was responsible for over $75 billion in fixed income client assets. As Chair of Dwight’s Fixed Income Strategy Group, he led the decision making process for macro sector allocation and strategy duration. He also held previous positions with Manufacturers Hanover Trust in New York City in the Emerging Markets Group and traded emerging market and non-dollar securities at several other institutions. David graduated from Trinity College with a Bachelor’s degree and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) designation from the CFA® Institute.

  • Practical, multi-sector investment management, trading and asset allocation background. Strong management and leadership capabilities combined with creativity and vision. Relationship oriented with a focus on building strong and cohesive teams. Always inspired by colleagues and others while striving to learn something new every day.
  • Proven track record of building wonderful and high performing investment teams. 

Specialties: Investment Management Leadership, Talent Management, Investment Process Building, Long-Term Business Planning, New Product Development, Fixed Income Trading, Asset Allocation


Chief Investment Officer & President

Performa Limited (US), LLC

July 2012 – Present (3 years 3 months)Charleston, South Carolina

As the U.S. affiliate of PRP Performa Limited, we combine the established offshore captive platform with the institutional expertise of our investment team. We provide insurers, plan sponsors, and other institutional investors a fresh look at the capital markets.


Chief Investment Officer & President

PRP Performa Ltd.

August 2011 – Present (4 years 2 months)Bermuda

PRP Performa Limited provides institutional investment management services to the offshore Captive Insurance community including asset allocation amongst its partner firms and internally managed fixed income portfolios and funds.


Fund Director

Performa Funds - High Yield Bond / International Bond / Liquid Assets

January 2012 – Present (3 years 9 months)Bermuda


Board of Directors

STP Investment Services

2013 – Present (2 years)


Founder - Managing Partner

Ansonborough Capital Management, LLC

April 2010 – June 2012 (2 years 3 months)Charleston, South Carolina Area

Ansonborough Capital Management is now Performa Limited (US), LLC, an affiliate of PRP Performa Ltd.



LR Burtschy & Company

May 2009 – December 2011 (2 years 8 months)


Chief Investment Officer

Dwight Asset Management

January 2007 – October 2008 (1 year 10 months)

Member of the firm's Board of Directors, responsible for development and execution of the firm's strategy. Head of Portfolio Management Group. Chair of the Fixed Income Strategy Group with oversight of the macro portfolio decision making process and implementation.


Head of Fixed Income

Dwight Asset Management

January 2003 – December 2006 (4 years)