Co-Head Emerging and Frontier Equities Team
Michael was appointed Co-Head for Emerging and Frontier Equities Team in 2016. Michael oversees the Frontiers, Latam and Emerging Europe functions. Michael is the lead manager of the Frontiers Markets Fund and is also co-manager on a number of Global Emerging Market mandates including Barings’ flagship Global Emerging Markets Fund. Prior to this, Michael was investment manager in the EMEA and Global Frontier Markets Equity Team. He joined Barings in July 2012 after 17 years at AllianceBernstein where he held a number of equity portfolio management and research roles. His most recent responsibility before joining Barings was as a portfolio manager for Emerging and International equity portfolios. Michael began his career in 1992 at Grant Thornton Chartered Accountants as a Partner Trainee. He has a BA (Hons) in Economics and Social Studies from the University of Manchester.