John Park, PhD, CFA

Representative Director of Barings Asset Management, Korea

Seoul, Korea

John Park is a Representative Director at Baring Asset Management Korea Limited. Based in Seoul, John leads the overall investment units, including equities, fixed income, investment solutions and product structuring. John rejoined Barings in 2004 as the Head of the Investment Strategy team and was promoted to Chief Investment Officer in July 2008. In February 2020, he was appointed to Representative Director. Prior to rejoining Barings, John was an Investment Analyst on the Equity team at Deutsche Asset Management Korea. He joined Barings in 2000 from SEI Investments, where he was an Investment Analyst on the Asset Allocation team. Prior to that, John worked as a Research Manager in the International Business Division at the Korea Investment Trust Co. (KITC), Ltd, Korea. At KITC, he was responsible for research on international financial markets. John holds a B.A. degree in Economics from Sogang University, Korea, an M.B.A. degree from Krannert Graduate School of Management and an M.S. in Statistics with a specialization in Computational Finance from Purdue University. John holds a Ph.D. in Investment Information Engineering from Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea and is a member of the CFA Institute.