ING IM has announced two senior appointments to its Emerging Market Debt team. The company is also in the process of hiring a credit analyst to join the team in The Hague with the view to them assuming fund management resonsibilities at a later date.
Marcin Adamczyk joined ING IM as Senior Portfolio Manager EMD Local Currency, based in The Hague.
Marcin has more than 15 years of experience in EMD Fixed Income markets and joins from MN, a Dutch pension fund fiduciary manager, where he was Senior Fund Manager Emerging Market Debt. Previously, Marcin worked at Lombard Odier Investment Managers in Amsterdam and Geneva, and was a senior portfolio manager for EMD. Before that, he worked as EM local markets trader at various banks, based in London and Warsaw.
Marcin holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the Krakow University of Economics.
Alia Yousuf joins ING IM as Senior Portfolio Manager EMD Local Currency, based in Singapore.
Alia has 13 years of experience managing EMD portfolios and joins the company from ACPI Investment in London where she was Head of Emerging Market Debt. Alia also had various fund management roles at Standard Asset Management and First State Investments. She started her career at the World Bank as a research analyst.
Alia holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the London School of Economics (LSE). She is also a CFA charter holder.
Both report to Marcelo Assalin, Lead Portfolio Manager EMD Local Currencies based in Atlanta, USA.
The team currently manages $7.9 billion in assets. It has more than 25 investment professionals that are based in The Hague, Atlanta and Singapore.