Robert Faulkner is a member of Barings’ European High Yield Investments Group. He is responsible for the portfolio management of the European CLO platform, along with primarily loan focused funds and separate accounts and serves as a member of the European High Yield Investment Committee. Robert initially joined the High Yield Group as an analyst, where he was responsible for analyzing and transacting new investment opportunities across both loans and bonds, specializing in the Paper and Packaging sector. When he joined the firm in 2001, he worked in the finance team, later moving into the portfolio monitoring team where he gained extensive experience and working knowledge of the leveraged loan environment, responsible for the performance analysis of individual portfolio assets. Robert holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Economics from the University of London.