Tina Vandersteel is the head of GMO’s Emerging Country Debt team, the lead portfolio manager for its strategies, and a partner of the firm. In her role as portfolio manager, she focuses on security selection and portfolio construction. Prior to joining GMO in 2004, she worked at J.P. Morgan in fixed income research developing quantitative arbitrage strategies for emerging debt and high yield bonds. She began her career at Morgan Guaranty Trust, attending Morgan Finance Program #18, before establishing her career in emerging debt. Ms. Vandersteel earned her bachelor's degree in Economics from Washington & Lee University. She is a CFA charterholder.