Personal Biography


Edward Ritchie, ASIP


Edward Ritchie, ASIP


Portfolio Manager, Japan Equity

Career Start Date


Ed is a managing director and the lead portfolio manager for the MPF Japan equity strategy at Manulife Investment Management (Europe). He’s also a senior investment analyst supporting other equity strategies, and is responsible for the analysis of European and EAFE equities, specializing in consumer sectors. Previously, he worked at Schroders Investment Management and Lazard, specializing in Japanese equities. With Schroders, Ed was based in Tokyo from 2000 to 2007, when he managed a £500 million fund investing in Japanese dividend growth stocks, as well as managing the consumer section of the research team. Ed holds the Associate of the Society of Investment Professionals designation.

  • Education: M.A. in Politics and Economics, University of Oxford (1993)
  • Joined the company: 2010
  • Began career: 1995