Colin MacNaught

Colin MacNaught is the Assistant Treasurer for Debt Management in the Massachusetts State Treasurer�s Office. Colin is responsible for all of the Commonwealth�s short-term and long-term borrowing needs, and is responsible for the accounting and timely repayment of debt service to investors. Prior to joining the Massachusetts State Treasury in January 2008, Colin worked as an Associate Director for Standard & Poor�s. Colin evaluated and rated a number of states along the east coast, and was a specialist in Standard & Poor�s interest rate swap sector.Colin is a board member of the Massachusetts State Finance & Governance Board. He is also on the executive committee of the State Debt Management Network. In 2010, he was the recipient of the SIFMA Municipal Division Honor Roll Award for his contributions to the municipal bond market. In 2011, one of the financings Colin structured and priced was named �The Deal of the Year� by The Bond Buyer newspaper for its complexity and innovation. And in 2013, the new Massachusetts investor website was given the 2013 Industry Contribution award by the National Federation of Municipal Analysts.Colin earned his Master in Public Policy degree from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Shortly after graduation, his thesis on reforming the Massachusetts School Building Program was used as the basis for the creation of the new independent authority.