Iheshan Faasee is a Client Portfolio Manager for Russell Investments. Based in London, Iheshan’s responsibilities include working mainly with multi asset team to generate and deliver investments propositions to the EMEA client base. He has been working closely with Private Clients in Europe, UK and the Middle East and is a frequent speaker in conferences in the GCC and Europe. Iheshan assumed this role in 2009.
In 2000, Iheshan joined the Investment Division at Russell Investments where he held several portfolio management and research analyst roles. Having worked in both Russell Investments’ U.S. and U.K. offices, Iheshan’s experience has covered a broad exposure to the investment management universe where his research included discovery research as well as on-going due diligence of the team’s high conviction manager products in addition to the review of Russell Investments opinions and provide manager recommendations to both Russell Investments’ consulting clients and multi manager funds.
Prior to joining the Investment Division, Iheshan was a consulting analyst, with primary responsibility to provide client service for Russell Investments’ strategic advice to the largest segment of institutional clients that exceeded $3 billion. By working with consultants, Iheshan supported investment strategy implementation, asset allocation and recommendation for asset class structure for clients.
Prior to joining Russell Investments, Iheshan was a credit analyst with U.S. Bank’s corporate banking division in Bellevue, Washington from 1994 to 1996.
Iheshan is conversant in Arabic and Sinhalese.