Mr. Newkirk is a managing director for AB CarVal. He is responsible for trading and investments in global emerging markets. Prior to joining AB CarVal in 2015, Mr. Newkirk was an executive director at UBS Securities LLC, responsible for the emerging market corporate trading business with a primary focus on high yield and distressed trading in Latin America. Before joining UBS in 2013, Mr. Newkirk was a director at Barclays Capital where he participated in the launch of the Latin American corporate business in 2006; trading credit default swaps, bonds and loans. Mr. Newkirk received his M.B.A. with a concentration in finance and entrepreneurship from Columbia Business School and a B.B.A. with a concentration in finance and real estate from the University of Cincinnati. In addition, Mr. Newkirk is a CFA Charterholder.