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Kumaran Damodaran, PhD Emerging Markets Debt Portfolio Manager, Hard, Local & Asset Allocation Strategy
Kumaran joined the team in 2015 and has 16 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Stone Harbor, Kumaran served as the Lead Emerging Markets Macro Portfolio Manager at GLG Partners in London. Previously, he worked as an Executive Vice President and Emerging Markets Portfolio Manager at PIMCO in Newport Beach. Prior to PIMCO, Kumaran was a Senior Vice President and Trader in Latin American Local Market Rates at Lehman Brothers in New York. Additionally, he served as a Director at Credit Suisse where he held various positions in Emerging Markets Credit, Rates & Currency Derivatives Trading in both London and New York. As a Marshall Scholar and National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow at Cambridge University, Kumaran attained a PhD in Theoretical Physics. He also has an A.B. in Physics with a Certificate in Applied and Computational Mathematics from Princeton University.