Michael Simpson, CFA
Head of Latin American Equity
Michael is Head of Barings’ Latin American Equity Team. He joined Barings in October 2011. Prior to joining Barings, Michael worked for Wells Capital Management in San Francisco where for over four years he was a senior equity analyst / associate portfolio manager with responsibility for the Latin American components of four Global Emerging Markets portfolios. He previously held analyst roles at Merrill Lynch, Seven Global Research, Lehman Brothers and Salomon Smith Barney, focusing primarily on Latin American Equities. Michael started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1998 as a Senior Associate in the Latin American Transaction Advisory Services Team. Michael has a BA in Economics and a BSc in Business Administration from Boston University and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Texas. He was awarded the CFA designation in 2005. Michael speaks fluent Spanish.