Yoshiaki Okabe, CFA
Head of Developed Market Sovereign
Yoshi Okabe is the Head of Barings’ Developed Market Sovereign Group. He is the co-chair of the firm’s Developed Market Sovereign Fixed Income Construction Group. Yoshi is responsible for portfolio management of various developed market sovereign strategies. Yoshi joined Barings in 1998 from Nomura Asset Management. During his tenure at Nomura he worked in both their Tokyo and London offices, where he was responsible for managing Japanese and global fixed income portfolios for both Japanese and non-Japanese pension fund clients. Yoshi received a BA in Economics from the University of Washington in Seattle. He was awarded the CFA designation in 1991.