Sara J. Zervos, Portfolio Manager

Sara J. ZervosPortfolio Manager, Global Debt

Sara J. Zervos, Ph.D., is a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager of Oppenheimer International Bond Fund, Oppenheimer Emerging Markets Local Debt Fund, Oppenheimer Global Strategic Income Fund and Global High Yield Fund. Additionally, Ms. Zervos is the Head of the Global Debt Team and the team’s Director of International Research.

Prior to joining OppenheimerFunds in 2008, Ms. Zervos was a Portfolio Manager with Sailfish Capital Management where she co-managed an emerging market strategy. Before Sailfish, she was a Portfolio Manager for emerging market local debt strategies at Dillon Read Capital Management and OTA Asset Management.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Zervos worked as a Senior Financial Economist for Financial Policy and Operations at the World Bank, working on development issues in emerging capital markets. Before working at the World Bank, she served as Head of Emerging Market Fixed Income Strategy at both West LB Global Financial Markets and Barclays Capital in London.

Ms. Zervos served as a finance professor at Brunel University in England and has published her work in academic and development journals.

Ms. Zervos received a Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics from the University of Rochester, specializing in International Economics and Finance, and a B.A. in Economics from Arizona State University. She serves on the board of the Emerging Market Trading Association (EMTA) and is a member of the Federal Reserve’s Foreign Exchange Subcommittee.