Peter Aspbury, managing director, is a member of the Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities (GFICC) group. Based in London, Peter is the head portfolio manager in our European high yield team. In this role, he focuses on coordinating and implementing credit research ideas, portfolio construction, trade execution and risk management. Prior to joining the firm in 2010, Peter was the head of High Yield Research at European Credit Management, where he was responsible for the sub-investment grade research efforts of seven corporate credit analysts and three dedicated leveraged loan analysts. Previously, he spent two years at the Bank of New York in their Corporate Banking group as both a credit analyst and a Lending Officer for the Healthcare Sector. Peter holds a B.A. in history from Middlebury College, a M.Sc. in European Studies from the London School of Economics and an M.B.A. from Cornell University's Johnson School. Peter is one of the co-founders of the European Leverage Finance Association (ELFA), a trade association comprised of European leveraged finance investors that seeks to create a more transparent, efficient, and resilient leveraged finance market while acting as the voice of its investor community. He currently serves on ELFA's executive committee.