Cem Karacadag is a member of Barings’ Emerging Markets Debt Group. Cem is a co-manager of the Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt strategy and backup manager for the firm’s Local Debt strategy. Cem has worked in the industry since 1994 and his experience has encompassed sovereign credit analysis, macroeconomic policy research and advice, and emerging markets fixed income strategy. Prior to joining the firm in 2014, Cem was at OppenheimerFunds, where he worked on sovereign hard currency and local currency investments in Eastern Europe and Asia. Before Oppenheimer, he worked at Credit Suisse covering emerging market sovereigns in Asia and Latin America, and at the International Monetary Fund, where he focused on monetary policy instruments, exchange rate policy and bank restructuring in China, Indonesia and Eastern Europe. He also held positions at Standard & Poor’s and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Cem holds a B.A. in Economics from Tufts University and an M.A. in International Economics and European Studies from Johns Hopkins University.