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Paul Thompson

Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer & Head of Global Investment Services

Paul Thompson

Paul Thompson is Barings’ Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Head of Global Investment Services. He is responsible for oversight of the firm’s trading operations, middle office, information technology, finance department, portfolio/client services and investment risk organizations. Paul has over 20 years of investment industry experience. Prior to his current role, he led the formation of Babson Capital Management’s Global Investment Services team and successfully launched several major initiatives, including the outsourcing of key operations and the transformation of the firm’s information technology platform. Prior to joining the firm in 2002, he was a Vice President/Product Manager of Collateralized Debt Obligations for the Corporate Trust Group at Wachovia Bank. Before joining Wachovia, he was a Vice President at State Street Bank & Trust Company, as well as an Associate at Cypress Tree Investment Management Company. Paul holds a B.S. from Providence College.