Head of Asia Pacific, Head of Global Business Development Group
Duncan Robertson is Barings’ Head of Asia Pacific and also serves as the firm’s Head of Global Business Development. Based in Sydney, Duncan’s responsibilities include setting the firm’s strategic direction in Asia, and leading a team of professionals spanning six countries across the region to deliver investment solutions and service to Barings’ Asian client base. In his role overseeing global sales and marketing activities, Duncan is responsible for all of the firm’s business development, marketing and client service efforts. Throughout his time at the firm he has been actively involved in all aspects of the institutional, retail and wealth distribution businesses. Duncan has worked in the finance industry since 1991. Prior to joining the firm in 2008, he oversaw all fixed income distribution activities for Merrill Lynch in Australia and New Zealand. He also spent over seven years with Westpac Banking Corporation working primarily in the areas of corporate and structured finance. Duncan holds a Bachelor of Business from RMIT University, is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.