Co-Head Emerging Equities Team
William Palmer serves as Co-Head for Barings’ Emerging Equities Team and oversees the firm’s Asia ex Japan investment function. William is also co-manager on a number of global emerging market mandates, including Barings’ flagship Global Emerging Markets Fund. Prior to joining Barings in October 2011, he was Senior Asset Manager/Head of Asia ex Japan Equities at KBC Asset Management in Dublin. During his time at KBC Asset Management, he also held the roles of Asset Manager, focusing on Asia ex Japan equities, and Equity Analyst, responsible for producing equity research on Irish and Asian companies. William holds an honors degree in Business Studies, majoring in Economics and Finance from the University of Limerick.