Russell Taylor, executive director, is a senior credit analyst and head of the London-based European High Yield research team. In this role, Russell is responsible for identifying investment opportunities across high yield issuers in Europe, specifically focused on the capital goods, retail, consumer goods and transportation sectors, as well as helping to coordinate the team's overall investment process. Prior to joining the firm in 2010, Russell was an investment analyst at European Credit Management for two years, specializing in credit research and analysis across investment grade, high yield and leverage loan issuers in EMEA. Before this, Russell was a credit analyst at AIG Investments and Bank of America. Russell holds a B.Sc. in business administration from the University of Bath and the Investment Management Certificate.