R. Michael Barth
Independent Manager

R. Michael Barth has been a Managing Partner of Barth & Associates LLC, an emerging markets capital advisory and consulting firm, since January 2012. Previously, Mr. Barth held various positions with Darby Overseas Investment Ltd., a 100% subsidiary of Franklin Templeton Investments, including Senior Advisor, Business Development from January 2011 until January 2012, Senior Director, Business Development from January 2009 until January 2011, Senior Managing Director, Global Investment from March 2007 until January 2009 and Managing Director, Global Investment from March 2006 until March 2007. Before joining Darby, Mr. Barth spent over twenty years working for some of the most prominent development finance institutions in the world. Mr. Barth holds a Master’s Degree in International Affairs/Economics from the Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Brandeis University.