Eric has been conducting business in emerging markets for over 25 years and currently serves as the Portfolio Manager for Van Eck’s Unconstrained Emerging Markets Bond Strategy.
Prior to joining VanEck in 2009, he worked at Morgan Stanley for 14 years. He founded and ran Morgan Stanley’s Emerging Markets Proprietary Trading group from 2004 to 2008, where he generated substantial P&L, never had a down year and maintained excellent risk/return statistics. For the 10 years prior to this, he ran the firm’s Global Emerging Markets Economics and Strategy research group, winning numerous awards and outperforming indices with his model portfolios. He also started and led Morgan Stanley’s Europe/Middle East/Africa (EMEA) Economics and Strategy research group. He advised numerous governments on their economic policies and debt profiles, and rescheduled sovereign debt in countries such as Turkey and the Dominican Republic. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1994 after starting and leading a telecommunications company in Russia that built the country’s first securities clearing system.
He received his undergraduate degree from Duke University in 1987 and his graduate degree from Harvard University in 1989.
Josh Snyder serves as global investment strategist at GQG Partners and has more than 10 years of experience across various banking, insurance, research and investment advisory roles.
Prior to joining GQG Partners, he served as a commercial portfolio manager at Regions Bank, overseeing a portfolio of middle-market bank loans. Prior to Regions Bank, he was a research associate at Summit Strategies Group responsible for idea generation, asset manager due diligence and asset class research in the non-U.S. equity space.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in finance from Webster University and is a CFA charterholder.