Marino Valensise, CFA
Head of Multi Asset Group, Chairman of the Strategic Policy Group
Marino is Barings’ Head of Multi Asset Group, Chairman of the Strategic Policy Group (SPG) and co-manager of the Baring Dynamic Asset Allocation Fund. Marino joined Barings in 1999 as Head of Credit and was subsequently promoted to the Head of the Fixed Income and Currency Team in January 2003 then to Chief Investment Officer in 2007, a position he held for seven years. Prior to joining Barings, Marino spent five years with Commerz International Capital Management in Frankfurt where he was Head of Fixed Income Portfolio Management. His previous experience includes positions with Amex Bank Ltd and Banca di Roma. Marino holds a degree in Business Law from the Universita LUISS in Rome and received an MSc in Business Economics from the Universita di Roma. He was awarded the International Securities Market Association Diploma in 1994 and the Investment Management Certificate in 1999. He became a CFA charterholder in 1997.