Rob Drijkoningen joined Neuberger Berman in 2013. Prior to this, since 1995 he worked at ING Investment Management, starting out managing international fixed income portfolios, including currency risks, for the group. He was appointed head of the global markets debt team upon its inception in 1997. An expert on Emerging Market Debt, he has published numerous articles on the subject. Before joining ING, Drijkoningen cut his teeth at Nomura and Goldman Sachs. He holds a Master’s Degree in economics from Rotterdam’s Erasmus University where he specialised in monetary and macro-economic analysis.