Hugo Bain joined Pictet Asset Management in 2009 as a Senior Investment Manager in the Emerging Markets Equities team, specialising in Emerging Europe and Russia. Before joining Pictet, he spent five years with Fleming Family & Partners Capital Management LLP (FCM) and was a founding partner and co-manager of the FCM European Frontier Fund. He began his career in 1997 at ING, where he remained until 2002 as Head of Russian, Emerging Europe, Africa and Latin America Sales. In 2002 he joined Merrill Lynch as an EMEA Sales Specialist. Hugo has an MA in Modern History from the University of St Andrews.