Jason Carley is Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager of the European Opportunities Fund.

Prior to joining RiverRock in 2009, Jason Carley was a Senior Portfolio Manager at BlueMountain Capital Partners (London) LLP. Until 2005, Jason Carley analysed corporate credit with Merrill Lynch across three continents. He was Managing Director and Head of European Corporate Credit Research for Merrill Lynch in London.

Jason Carley moved to Europe with Merrill Lynch from Hong Kong, where he ran the Asian Credit Research group through the end and aftermath of the Asian financial crisis, with particular focus on multi-sector private and public emerging markets transactions (predominantly stressed and distressed) in India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Korea and China.

Before that he was with Merrill Lynch in Sydney as Head of Australasian Credit Research, with responsibility for all sectors and transactions from this region.

Jason Carley holds Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Finance degrees (with Merit) from the University of New South Wales, Australia.