Robert joined Barings in 1998 and is lead manager for the Baring German Growth Trust. Robert transferred to the Pan European Equity Team in 2008, having previously worked in both the UK & Europe Equity Team and the Pan Euro Small and Mid Cap Team. Robert was appointed Divisional Director in 2005. Before joining Baring Asset Management, Robert worked with HSBC Asset Management and Dresdner RCM Global Investors. Robert is a member of the Society of Technical Analysts and has passed the Securities Institute Diploma. He received the Investment Management Certificate in 1995 and was awarded the SFA Registered Representative in 1991.