Mary-Therese Barton joined Pictet Asset Management in 2004 and is the head of emerging debt. Before taking up her current position in 2018, she was a senior investment manager in the team for 10 years. Barton joined as an emerging debt analyst. Prior to joining Pictet she worked at Dun & Bradstreet, where she was an economist responsible for analysing European countries. Barton graduated with a BA (Hons) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Balliol College, Oxford. She also holds an MSc with distinction in development finance from the Centre for Financial Management Studies, SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), part of the University of London. She is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.
The sub-fund seeks capital growth by investing at least two-thirds of its total assets in a diversified portfolio of bonds and other debt instruments issued or guaranteed by national or local governments of emerging markets and/or other issuers domiciled in an emerging market.
- Hong Kong
- United Arab Emirates
- United Kingdom