Speaker Profile: Luther Bryan Carter
Bryan is an experienced investor with 18 years in the industry with eight years in managing portfolios with ESG integration. He was most recently the lead portfolio manager for Emerging Market Debt at BNP Paribas Asset Management for over $6 billion of assets under management, covering hard currency, local currency and total return. He hired and managed a team of 16 portfolio managers, analysts, and investment specialists. Prior to his four years at BNP, Bryan managed EMD and Global Absolute Return Bond capabilities at Acadian Asset Management for 9 years, and directed Acadian’s quantitative fixed income research effort including directional rates and yield curve models for over 30 countries. Bryan started his career as an economist and worked for the US Treasury Department, as well as T. Rowe Price. Bryan was a founding volunteer for the non-profit Emerging Markets Investors Alliance, and has held leadership roles in this leading advocacy and social impact organization for institutional investors focused on emerging markets since 2014. EMIA provides investors with knowledge and intelligence about ESG issues in emerging markets and compels them to advocate for change in the countries and companies in which they invest. Bryan holds a Master of International Development Economics from Harvard University, as well as a Bachelor of Economics and Spanish from Georgetown University. He is a CFA Charterholder.