Heer joins both the fixed interest and currency team in London and will report to the head of department Alan Wilde.
Heer was previously managing director and chief operating officer of the fixed income business at Credit Suisse. His career in the industry spans over 20 years.
Wilde says: ““We are delighted to welcome Harjeet to the team and are confident that his extensive investment experience in fixed income will play a valuable role in continuing to provide innovative solutions for our clients and developing the Global Aggregate business. Barings was one of the first global managers to run a 130/30 Fixed Income product and we look forward to building on our strong track record in the global fixed income arena.”