Oliver Harker-Smith is a portfolio manager for Barings’ European High Yield Investments Group, with responsibility for both CLO and total return funds. Oliver also serves as a member of the European High Yield Investment Committee. Previously, he worked in leveraged finance syndicate and high yield sales and distribution. Oliver has worked in the industry since 2005. Prior to joining the firm in 2010, he was at Barclays Capital, working on syndicating private equity buyouts in Europe, before concentrating on an investor coverage role, predominantly facilitating the primary distribution and secondary trading of loans and high yield bonds. Oliver holds a B.A. in Economics from Dartmouth College.