Our speakers for the second Candid Conversation event on 19th May 2021, talking about what they've learnt from being a fund manager during the Covid-19 pandemic & where they see the growth opportunities for investors going forward.
Eric Moffett is a portfolio manager in the International Equity Division. He manages the Asia Opportunities Equity Strategy and is chairman of the strategy's Investment Advisory Committee. He is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc., and T. Rowe Price Singapore Private Limited. Eric’s investment experience began in 2007, and he has been with T. Rowe Price since 2007, beginning in the Equity department. Prior to this, Eric was employed by Fayez Sarofim & Company as an analyst. Eric earned an A.B., magna cum laude, in economics from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Masaki joined Schroders in 2007 as a sector analyst covering the Technology sector and relocated to London in 2017 as a Japanese equity fund manager. His investment career started in 1994 upon joining Nikko Investment Trust Management as a non-Japanese equity portfolio manager. Masakai subsequently moved to Deutsche Asset Management in 1998 and held various positions including US equity fund manager, US equity research analyst and Japanese equity research analyst. In 2005, he joined Deutsche Securities Inc as a Japanese equity research analyst covering the Industrial Electronics sector. Masaki holds a BA in Economics from Keio University, Tokyo. He is a CFA charterholder and Chartered Member of the Security Analysts Association of Japan (CMA).
Nick Price joined Fidelity in January 1998 as a research analyst. In 2005, he led the development of Fidelity’s EMEA group. Supported by a growing emerging markets team of analysts and portfolio managers, Nick was appointed to manage Fidelity’s global emerging markets equity products in July 2009. Nick holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Diploma in Accounting from the University of Natal and is a Member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and a CFA Charterholder.
Based in Henley-on-Thames, William is Co-Head of our Asian and Emerging Markets Equities team. He manages the Invesco Asian Fund (UK) and co-manages the Invesco Pacific Fund (UK) and the Invesco Global Emerging Markets Fund (UK). William began his investment career in 2001 at Orbis Investment Advisory Limited as a global investment analyst before joining the Henley Investment Centre’s Asian Equities team in May 2006. He qualified as a chartered accountant in 2001 and became a CFA Charterholder in 2004.