Oliver Cox, executive director, is a country specialist for Japan equities and a member of both the Asia Pacific Behavioral Finance Team and Japan Team within the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific (EMAP) Equities Team. Based in Tokyo, he joined the Firm in 2007 from Macquarie Securities Japan where he was an equity analyst for three years. Prior to this, he worked with Mitsubishi Electric as a communication manager for a year. Oliver obtained a B.Sc. (Hons) in Psychology from the University of Manchester, UK.
Mark Davids, managing director, is a regional specialist for Asia Pacific Behavioural Finance and head of the Team with the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific (EMAP) Equities Team based in Hong Kong. In 2007, Mark relocated from London to Tokyo to head the Behavioural Finance investment desk in Japan, and subsequently relocated to Hong Kong in 2009 to expand the process into the Asia Pacific Region. Prior to this he was a senior portfolio manager for European equity team within the JPMorgan Asset Management European Equity Group. An employee since 1997, Mark was previously a pan-European investment analyst. Prior to this, he worked at the European Commission. Mark obtained a B.A. (joint Hons) in History and German from the University of Manchester and earned an M.Sc. in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics. He is also a CFA charterholder