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Managing Director, Head of EM Corporate Research, Emerging Markets Fixed Income
PineBridge Investments, London
Mr. Bates is a Managing Director and Head of Emerging Markets (EM) Corporate Research for the EM Fixed Income team and serves as Co-chair of the ESG Investment Committee. He is also an EM Corporates portfolio manager and is responsible for providing analysis and trade recommendations on corporates and financials in the Central and Eastern Europe and Middle East and Africa regions. Before joining PineBridge in 2012, Mr. Bates held a variety of credit-focused roles within emerging markets, notably as a senior analyst on the sell-side research teams at ABN AMRO, West LB, and Renaissance Capital. He received a Bachelor of Arts in German from University College London and a postgraduate diploma in finance from London South Bank University.