Karen Bater,

CFA®

Aberdeen Investments

Karen Bater is a senior non-U.S. fixed income specialist on the institutional business development team at Aberdeen Asset Management. Previously she served as director of high yield strategies and senior portfolio manager at Standish Mellon Asset Management, where she was responsible for managing U.S. and global high-yield portfolios. From 2000 to 2007, she led the high-yield portfolio management team at NWD Investments Inc. She spent 14 years at Wachovia Bank NA/Evergreen Investments and predecessor organizations, where she served as a senior portfolio manager on the enhanced yield team. She earned a BS degree from Pennsylvania State University.