Speakers
Al Cattermole
Portfolio Manager
Mirabaud Asset Management

Al Cattermole, Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, joined Mirabaud in November 2013, from Goldbridge Capital Partners where he was responsible for corporate credit research. Al has previously covered global corporates as an executive director at JP Morgan Asset Management and as an analyst at ECM, having started in credit markets at the Bank of England in 2002.

Alexander Pelteshki
Fund Manager
Aegon Asset Management

Alexander Pelteshki, fund manager, is a member of the multi-sector portfolio management team. He specializes in top-down asset allocation, global bonds, and corporate credit. He is a co-manager for our strategic bond and core plus strategies. Prior to his current role, Alexander worked for ING Financial Markets, where he was a publishing/lead equity analyst on the banking sectors. Prior to that, Alexander was an equity trading analyst for UBS Wealth Management. He has been in the industry since 2007 and started with the firm in 2014. Alexander studied International Business Management at Dickinson College and has an MBA degree from Erasmus University in Rotterdam.

David Katimbo-Mugwanya
Head of Fixed Income
Eden Tree Investment Management

David leads on EdenTree’s Responsible & Sustainable fixed income strategies, including the Sterling Bond, the Short Dated Bond and the Global Impact Bond Funds. David joined EdenTree in 2015 and possesses over a decade of investment expertise across sovereigns, corporate debt and money markets. His previous experience at Epworth Investment Management saw him managing fixed income portfolios via designated mandates as well as bespoke solutions. Along with a BSc. Economics degree from the University of Essex, David is a CFA Charterholder. David is a member of the London Stock Exchange’s Primary Markets Group, an advisory group to the LSE on all matters affecting primary capital markets.

Dr. Brian Mangwiro
Director
Barings

Brian Mangwiro is an Investment Manager within Barings’ Global Fixed Income team, specializing in developed markets sovereigns and credit markets. Brian manages the Strategic Bond Fund and the Global Bond Fund. He co-leads the global macro research and developed markets’ portfolio construction group, heads the Multi Asset Investment team’s Fixed Income & Currency research sub group and is a voting member of the Strategic Policy Group (SPG), which sets the firm’s asset allocation views. Brian has worked in the investment industry since 2006. Prior to joining Barings in 2016, he worked at RBS Global Banking & Markets, where he was a Director on the Global Macro Strategy covering fixed income, currencies and equities. During his tenure at RBS, Brian also held the roles of VP, G-10 Rates Strategy, VP in RBS Asset Management and Associate in Structured Finance. Brian holds a Ph.D. in Genetics and an M.Sc. in Biotechnology from the University of East Anglia, as well as a B.Sc. (Hons) first class in Agricultural Sciences from Africa University.

Kaspar Hense
BlueBay Senior Portfolio Manager, Investment Grade
RBC Bluebay Asset Management

Kaspar joined BlueBay Asset Management (which is now part of RBC Global Asset Management) in August 2014 and is a BlueBay Senior Portfolio Manager within the Investment Grade team. Prior to joining BlueBay, Kaspar worked for three years at Toronto Dominion Securities, in their global fixed income, capital markets group covering German clients. Previously, Kaspar spent six years' with Deutsche Asset and Wealth Management where he was responsible for the global aggregate bond strategy. Kaspar began his career at Merrill Lynch in 2005 as an analyst. He holds a Master's Degree in Financial Management from a joint programme of the Christian Albrechts University of Kiel and the University of San Diego; and a Master's Degree in Economics from the Christian Albrechts University of Kiel. Kaspar is a CFA charterholder.

Michael Massarano
Partner and Co-Head of Human Capital
Nuveen

Michael Massarano is a Partner focusing on UK and Nordic credit investment, with functional responsibility as Co-Head of Human Capital, at Arcmont Asset Management. Michael has previously held positions of Principal at BlueBay’s Private Debt Group and Investment Associate at Avenue Capital Group, having started his career within the leveraged finance team of Deutsche Bank. Michael graduated with first class honours in International Business, Finance and Economics from Manchester Business School (MBS).