Mr. Clarke is a Senior Advisor on the MSD Partners Europe team. He joined MSD in May 2009 as a Principal and transitioned to the role of Senior Advisor in June 2017. He has 36 years of experience working in corporate bond markets as an analyst and broker. From 1995 to 2007, Mr. Clarke was Co-Managing Partner for a specialist distressed debt broker, Guy Butler, as Head of Research. He has produced in-depth research on U.K. and European distressed debt for companies including Maxwell, Fokker, Confederation Life, British Energy and Equitable Life. Prior to Guy Butler, Mr. Clarke worked in fixed income research and sales at James Capel from 1979 to 1995, Laurie Milbank from 1977 to 1979 and started his career at Philips and Drew (UBS) in 1973.
Mr. Clarke received his BSc (2:1) Hons degree from Leeds University in Economics and Statistics.