Rob Mumford is a Portfolio Manager in GAM's Emerging Markets Equity team with over 25 years’ experience in emerging markets across a range of asset classes. Rob joined GAM in December 2018, from MNP advisors, a consultancy business servicing asset managers and family offices, where he was managing partner. Born and brought up in Hong Kong, Rob started his finance career in investment banking in 1992, which included positions as Head of Hong Kong & China equity research (at Société Générale), and Head of Alternative Investments (at Macquarie Securities). Rob shifted to become an investment manager in 2006, while at Credit Suisse, and has held similar roles at Millennium Capital, CQS and Silver Tree. He holds a MBA from the University of Manchester and is a CFA Charterholder. Rob remains based in Hong Kong.