Tim Barker is head of credit at OMGI. He joined OMGI in September 2012 as Head of Credit Research from Société Générale where he was Head of European Credit Research. Prior to this, he was Head of Credit Research at Aviva Investors and was responsible for the credit research team and its output. He was also an analyst covering several corporate sectors (mid-2005 – late-2010) and a Credit Analyst/Strategist at Lazard Asset Management responsible for all corporate and financial institution credit research (2004 –2005). Altogether, he has amassed over 20 years’ experience in credit research. He has a BSc honours in Management Sciences from the University of Warwick (1990) and holds the ASIP qualification.