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Rob Knight

Global Head of Operational Compliance at BARINGS ASSET MANAGEMENT


Rob has worked in asset management for over 20 years and joined Barings in September 2000 as Head of Operational Compliance, to create a global operational compliance function. This includes responsibility for Barings’ Transaction Reporting process, working with vendors like LSE-UnaVista, FundApps and KNEIP to implement reporting solutions for Shareholding Disclosures, EMIR, MiFID/MiFIR and AIFMD Annex IV Reporting. 

Rob has worked with vendors like Fidessa and Markit to create effective, risk oriented guideline management functionality. She is passionate about influencing investment professionals to focus on the needs of clients during their decision making process and has written on the subject in industry journals, while addressing other operational risk topics. Rob is a member of Barings’ Operations Leadership Team and sits on their Client Asset Oversight Committee. Prior to joining Barings Rob worked for Citigroup (asset management) leading a London based fiduciary risk management team. She holds a Masters degree in Business Administration.

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