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Demand for semiconductors is an indicator of the health of the global economy. Right now, things are looking as weak as ever.
Senior Fund Manager
Prior to joining JOHCM, James spent five years at Baring Asset Management (Baring) as the Head of Global Emerging Market Equities. James previously worked at SG Asset Management for seven years as a Portfolio Manager and as Head of Global Emerging Markets. Prior to 1997, James was a Portfolio Manager at Henderson Investors and an Analyst at H Clarkson. James is a CFA Charterholder and holds a BA (Hons) in Geography from the University of Cambridge.
Prior to joining JOHCM, Paul spent over four years at Baring Asset Management as an Investment Manager in the Global Emerging Markets team. He previously worked at Insight Investment as a Fund Manager in the Emerging Markets & Asia team and for five years in the Emerging Markets team at Rothschild Asset Management. Paul holds a BSc (Hons) in Management and Chemical Sciences from UMIST and is an affiliate member of the CFA.
Prior to joining JOHCM, Ada spent three years at GMO LLC as an Investment Analyst. She previously worked at Baring Asset Management as an Equity Research Analyst. Prior to 2000, she worked as an International Management Trainee and Equity Research Intern at State Street Corporation and Salomon Smith Barney respectively. Ada holds an MSc in Computer Information Systems and BA in Business Administration, both from Boston University.
14 years' industry experience, joined Regnan in June 2020.
Tim Crockford leads the Regnan Equity Impact Solutions team. He previously managed the Hermes Impact Opportunities Equity Fund from its launch in December 2017, having co-founded the Hermes Impact team in 2016. Tim joined Hermes Investment Management in 2009 as a research analyst for the European Equities team and became lead portfolio manager of the ESG-integrated Hermes Europe ex-UK Equity Fund in 2015, which he also managed until he left Hermes.
13 years’ industry experience, joined Regnan in May 2020.
Mohsin is a fund manager dedicated to the strategy. He was previously a senior analyst on the Hermes Impact Opportunities Equity Fund, having joined Hermes in 2017. Prior to Hermes, Mohsin was an investment manager in Global Equities at Pictet Asset Management. At Pictet his experience included working on thematic equity funds including Water, Clean Energy and Agriculture.
10 years’ industry experience, joined Regnan in May 2020.
Maxime is an investment analyst dedicated to the strategy. He has a decade of experience in sustainable investment. Previously, as an investment analyst at Hermes from 2016, he participated in the design, launch and management of the Hermes Impact Opportunities Equity Fund. Prior to this he led the integration of ESG and stewardship across investment strategies.
6 years’ industry experience, joined Regnan in April 2020.
Maxine is an investment analyst dedicated to the strategy. She was previously an analyst on the Hermes Impact Opportunities Equity Fund. Maxime transferred to the Hermes Impact team in 2016, having initially joined the Hermes EOS team in 2014. She headed up the chemicals sector team, while also focusing on the financial services, industrials and technology sectors.