Mr. Samet is a Senior Portfolio Manager for US Fixed Income portfolios. He joined HSBC Global Asset Management in February 1996. Prior to joining HSBC, Mr. Samet worked for Bankers Trust in the Investment Management Group for 8 years. He was a portfolio manager/trader for eight years and has been working in the industry since 1988. Mr. Samet has a BA in Economics and History from The City University of New York and an MBA in Finance, with a concentration in portfolio management from Fordham University.