Mr. Watts is a managing director in Oaktree’s Global Convertibles group focusing on High Income Convertibles portfolio management. Prior to joining Oaktree in 1995, he served as a vice president and assistant portfolio manager in Trust Company of the West’s Convertible Value area. Mr. Watts joined TCW in 1992 after five years with the investment division of the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System, where he developed and managed the State’s portfolio of convertible securities as well as other fixed income portfolios. Mr. Watts holds a B.A. degree in economics and business administration from Rhodes College and is a CFA charterholder.