Azhar Hussain joined Royal London Asset Management in August 2012 as head of global high yield. Hussain has over 17 years direct experience of investing in global high yield bonds. With a background as a chartered accountant, he started his investment career at Gulf International Bank as a telecom and media analyst progressing to managing various funds in the absolute and relative return areas before moving on to Insight Investment Management. Over his career he has invested in an array of bond strategies in the high yield arena globally. His style is based on his background as a chartered accountant with his belief that fundamental credit analysis is the core to outperformance.