William Awad III, CFA
Head of Global Private Structured Products
William Awad is a member of Barings Global Private Finance Group and Head of Global Private Structured Products. Bill is responsible for directing the firm’s private investment activities in consumer, commercial, residential and commodity asset-backed investments. Bill has worked in the industry since 1988 and his experience has encompassed securitized, rates and volatility strategy development, as well as the management of multi-asset/multi-currency portfolios. Prior to joining the firm in 2001, he was a senior vice president and fixed income portfolio manager and vice president, head of fixed income trading at Fleet Investment Advisors. He was also a vice president and senior mortgage strategist at Scudder, Stevens and Clark, and an assistant portfolio manager at Neworld Bank. Bill holds a B.A. from the University of Rochester and is a member of the CFA Institute.