Brian is an Investment Manager within the Multi Asset Group, managing the Strategic Bond Fund and a multi asset target return segregated mandate. Brian is a member of the of the Strategic Policy Group (SPG), the company’s global macro research and asset allocation committee. He also chairs the Fixed Income & Currency research sub group, and is a member of the Economic and Asset Class Research sub groups. Brian joined Barings in 2016 from RBS Global Banking & Markets, where he was a Director on the Global Desk Macro Strategy. During his tenure at RBS, Brian also held the roles of VP, G-10 Rates Strategy, VP in RBS asset Management, and Associate in Leverage Finance. Brian holds a PhD in Genetics and an MSc in Biotechnology from the University of East Anglia, and a BSc (Hons) first class in Agricultural Sciences from Africa University, Zimbabwe.