Thomas Smith is a portfolio manager and member of the Emerging Market Debt team for MetLife Investment Management's (MIM) Public Fixed Income business unit. He is a portfolio manager for the Emerging Market Corporate Bond, Emerging Market Investment Grade Debt, and Emerging Market Government Bond strategies.
Smith joined MIM in 2001. Prior to his current role, he was based in Latin America, serving as regional strategist for Latin America sovereign credit, global market strategist for MetLife Afore and head of research for LatAm financial institutions.
Smith received a Bachelor of Arts in international studies and Spanish from Southwestern University and earned a Masters in finance from the Center for Macroeconomic Studies (CEMA) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.