Viewpoints by Philip Ehrmann, at Manulife Investment Management
Philip is a senior managing director and senior portfolio manager for Manulife Investment Management. He started his career focusing on North American equities before moving to Invesco as a portfolio manager. It was there, having been appointed a global partner, that he changed focus, being appointed to lead the company’s emerging-market desk. Subsequently, he moved to Gartmore to become head of global emerging markets, successfully rebuilding the team and turning performance around before adding the Pacific equity business to his responsibilities as head of global emerging and Pacific markets. He was most recently at Jupiter Asset Management as co-head of Asian equities and fund management director of the Jupiter China Fund.
- Education: B.Sc. in Economics, London School of Economics
- Joined the company: 2015
- Began career: 1981
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