Prashant Kothari joined Pictet Asset Management in 2012 as a Lead Portfolio Manager responsible for Indian Equities within the Emerging Equities team. He is also a Senior Investment Manager for the Asian Equities ex Japan strategy. Prior to joining Pictet, he spent 9 years at ICICI Prudential Asset Management in Mumbai as Senior Fund Manager. Prashant holds a Master Degree in Management from the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad and a Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay
James Kenney joined Pictet Asset Management in 2010 and is a Senior Investment Manager on the Asian Equities ex Japan strategy and the Global Emerging Markets strategy. He is also Lead Portfolio Manager on the China Equity strategy. Before assuming his current responsibilities in 2011, James completed a one year rotation within the firm. Previously he was with F&C Asset Management for a year as a performance analyst. James holds a degree in Chemistry from the University of Oxford as well as the Investment Management Certificate. James is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder.
Avo Ora joined Pictet Asset Management in 2011 and is the Head of Emerging Equities. He is the Lead Portfolio Manager for the Asian Equities ex Japan strategy and the Global Emerging Markets strategy. Prior to Pictet, he worked for Putnam where he was a portfolio manager with responsibility for Asia Pacific ex Japan strategies. He began his investment career with Putnam in 1998 as an analyst. Avo graduated from Clark University in Massachusetts with a B.A. in International Studies and also holds a Masters in International Affairs from the Columbia School of International Public Affairs.