James is Head of Barings Asia Asset Allocation and a member of the Strategic Portfolio Group, the company’s global macro research and asset allocation team. He joined Barings in 2017 from Credit Suisse where he was Head HK - Multi Asset Class Solutions. He was also a voting member of the Credit Suisse APAC Investment Committee and a voting member of the Bank Governance Committee. He graduated with a BSc in Quantitative Economics from the University of Toronto and an MBA Investments from the University of Hull. In terms of professional qualifications, he is a charter holder of CFA and CAIA.