Marco Santamaria, CFA

Portfolio Manager—Hard Currency Emerging Market Debt
Marco Santamaria is a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager, focusing on hard-currency emerging-market debt at AB. He is a member of the Emerging Market Debt and Global High Income portfolio-management teams, and a member of the Emerging Market Debt Research Review team. Santamaria plays an integral role in the Hard Currency Emerging Market Debt, core Emerging Market Debt and Investment Grade Emerging Market Debt strategies, as well as the hard-currency emerging-market debt component of the Global High Income portfolios. He originally worked at AB from 1992 to 1994, and then rejoined the firm in 2010. Prior to that, Santamaria was a founding partner at Global Securities Advisors, a fixed-income hedge fund focused on emerging markets. Earlier in his career, he managed the Emerging Markets Sovereign Strategy Research team at Lehman Brothers. Santamaria holds an AB in economics and English from Amherst College and an MA in international economics from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. He is a CFA charterholder. Location: New York