Dr. Ricardo AdroguéDr. Ricardo Adrogué is Head of Barings’ Global Sovereign Debt and Currencies Group. Ricardo is the lead portfolio manager for the Emerging Markets Local Debt strategy and Blended Total Return Debt strategy, and backup portfolio manager for the Emerging Markets Sovereign Hard Currency Debt strategy. Ricardo has worked in the industry since 1992 and his experience has encompassed portfolio management, economic strategy and academia. Prior to joining the firm in 2013, he was at Cabezon Investment Group, LLC as well as at Wellington Management Company where he built a successful track record for the Emerging Markets Local Debt program and managed over $11 billion. Before Wellington, Ricardo worked at the International Monetary Fund conducting inflation modeling work for central banks and was country desk for Brazil, Costa Rica, and Trinidad and Tobago. He also worked with Salomon Smith Barney/Citigroup as a vice president of markets and economic analysis, a senior economist and a strategist for Panama and Peru, and New York University as an adjunct professor of Latin American Economics. Ricardo holds a B.A. in Economics from the Universidad Católica Argentina, an M.A. in Economics and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Paul Korngiebel, CFAMr. Korngiebel is a portfolio manager on all Boston Partners Emerging Markets strategies, including Boston Partners Emerging Markets Equity and Emerging Markets Dynamic Equity. He also serves as a supporting member of the greater Global Equity team, providing input on idea generation for various international and global portfolios. Mr. Korngiebel joined the firm from Deccan Value Advisors, which he co-founded, and prior to that he worked at Brandes Investment Partners. Both firms are dedicated to global value investing. Mr. Korngiebel holds a B.A. from Bowdoin (Phi Beta Kappa), M.A. degrees from Harvard and St. Johns College, and an M.B.A. degree from Northwestern (Beta Gamma Sigma). He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and has twenty years of investment experience.
Kerry Ann James, CFAMs. James is the Director of International Distribution responsible for the business development and marketing strategy outside North America. She joined the firm from the Monitor Group where she was focused on strategic marketing. Ms. James began her career in financial services with Morgan Stanley Asset Management in sales, and over the years, has worked at Goldman Sachs on the equity trading desk and Wellington Management Company in business development. Ms. James is a member of the Investment Committee for Castor Ventures, a venture capital fund for MIT-connected start-ups. Ms. James holds a B.S. degree in management science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a M.B.A. degree in finance from the MIT Sloan School of Management. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and FINRA licenses 7, 24 and 66. Ms. James has over twenty-two years of industry experience.