Kroum Sourov
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Kroum Sourov

Portfolio Manager, Emerging Market Debt

Kroum Sourov has been a portfolio manager in EM Debt since 2024. Previously, he as the Lead ESG analyst in our ESG Sovereign Research efforts since joining Candriam in 2018.  

Prior to joining Candriam, Kroum was the Director of Sustainable Investment Management at a sustainable investments startup. His previous roles include a global macro portfolio manager at Mako Global, a Director of foreign exchange market strategy at UBS, Assistant Vice President in the Strategic Transactions Group of Barclays Capital, and a bond trader at Goldman Sachs.  

Kroum holds a Master’s degree in International Affairs with a specialisation in Environment, Resources and Sustainability from The Graduate Institute in Geneva, Switzerland; a Master of Finance from the University of Cambridge, and a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Colgate University, United States. 

Discover the latest articles by Kroum Sourov

Outlook 2024, Paulo Salazar, Vivek Dhawan, Kroum Sourov, Alfred Sandeman

In the emerging markets galaxy, meet the new rising stars

In an ever-evolving landscape marked by geopolitical tensions, the fore fronting of climate change, and a global economic reorientation, a discernible megatrend is unfolding.
ESG, SRI, Kroum Sourov, Sovereign Sustainability, Research Paper, Wim Van Hyfte

Sustainability in the age of the grey swan

Grey swan is an event that is possible and known, potentially extremely significant but considered not very likely to happen.
Outlook 2023, Kroum Sourov

Swan Lake. Full of Grey.

Exotic, almost magical and full of promise at first glance, investing in sovereign debt is often full of hidden depths and unexpected risks, just like Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake.
Research Paper, Sovereign Sustainability, Kroum Sourov, ESG, SRI, Wim Van Hyfte

The New Sovereign Sustainability Model

Pricing Sovereign Sustainability: A community already exists within finance which is committed to adding value for investors, while collectively changing the world. Both we and the next generation deserve nothing less.

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