Nathaniel Barker is a member of the Barings Investment Grade Fixed Income Group and a Portfolio Manager on the Investment Grade Corporate Credit team. Nat is responsible for the portfolio management of the firm’s multi-asset insurance client mandates as well as the investment grade corporate bond strategies. Nat has worked in the industry since 1994 and his experience has encompassed investment grade and high yield credit research. Prior to joining the firm in 2007, Nat was a distressed company consultant with experience representing creditors and debtors in both formal insolvencies and out-of-court restructurings at Kroll Talbot Hughes. Prior to that, he worked in the corporate restructuring groups of KPMG and Arthur Andersen. Nat holds a B.A. from Tufts University, a General Course Certificate from the London School of Economics and an M.B.A. from the University of Utah.