Isaac Thong, vice president, is a portfolio manager for the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific (EMAP) Income and Total Emerging Markets strategies within the EMAP Equities team, based in London.Isaac was previously a country specialist for Vietnam and Thailand equities and a member of the ASEAN team within the EMAP Equities team based in Singapore. Isaac joined the Firm in 2013 from Maybank Asset Management where he was a senior investment analyst covering South Asian equities within the commodities space. He began his career in 2009 with ANZ Banking Group as an economic analyst for the Asia ex-Japan region. Isaac obtained a Bachelors of Commerce degree from McGill University and is a CFA Charterholder.
Jeffrey Roskell, managing director, is a regional specialist for Asia Pacific inc-Japan equities with the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific (EMAP) Equities Team based in Hong Kong. He joined the Firm in 1997 as an investment manager with the Global Equities Team (previously known as the Global Portfolios Group) in Hong Kong and then transferred to manage Asia specific portfolios in 2000. He joined the industry in 1992 as a graduate trainee with Prudential Portfolio Managers Limited in London and subsequently specialized in managing portfolios invested in Continental European equities. Jeffrey obtained an M.A. in Economics from Cambridge University and an Investment Management Certificate from the London Business School.
Omar Negyal, executive director, is a portfolio manager within the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific Equities Team, based in London. An employee since 2012, Omar joined the firm with 14 years of experience in Emerging Markets gained through previous analyst and portfolio management roles at HSBC Global Asset Management, Lansdowne Partners and F&C Asset Management. Omar has an MA, MEng in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cambridge and is a CFA Charterholder.