Second stint for Burstow at Barings

Former Barings analyst Clive Burstow has returned to the firm from BlackRock as director and resources investment manager.

Burstow will join the global energy and materials team and report to head of global energy and materials Jonathan Blake. His new role will involve the production of research and stock ideas and assisting with the management of the Barings £619m global resources fund.

Burstow was BlackRock vice-president with responsibility for analysis and investment across the mining sector.

He was preciously vice-president at Alliance Bernstein and an analyst at Barings between 2004 and 2007.

Barings head of global energy and materials Jonathan Blake says: “We have a strong belief in the long-term commodities story, with agriculture and resources our two key focuses. Clive’s appointment is another step forward in our plans for the growth of this franchise.”