Mr. Howes joined Anchorage in Sydney in November 2011. Prior to joining Anchorage, he worked at Aviron Capital, a firm based in Sydney, Australia. Prior to Aviron, Mr. Howes was the Co-founder and Managing Director at Shearwater Capital, where he focused on special situations and distressed debt investments. Prior to Shearwater, he was a Partner and Managing Director in the Principal Investment Area at Goldman Sachs in Australia. Mr. Howes was also a Managing Director and European Head of Global Structured Products at Merrill Lynch in Hong Kong and London. He also worked at Macquarie Bank Limited from 1989 to 1998.
Mr. Howes received a B.A. in Accounting and a Bachelor of Laws from the Australian National University.