Teal is a research analyst on the Emerging Markets Debt team focusing on Emerging Market sovereign issuers. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2012 and has 11 years of industry experience. Prior to this role, Teal was an intern at Morgan Stanley, working on country risk, and at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, in their Office of International Banking and Securities Markets. Previously, he was a paralegal at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. Teal received a B.A. in political economy and Latin American studies from Hampshire College and a Master of international affairs from Columbia University.