Leon Eidelman, CFA, Portfolio Manager and Managing Director, has been with JPMorgan since 2002 and is responsible for global emerging markets portfolios. An employee since 2002, Leon is a member of the group of global emerging markets portfolio managers responsible for the fundamental, bottom-up portfolios, including the GEM Discovery and GEM Focused strategies. He is lead manager of the GEM Discovery strategy and is a portfolio manager on the GEM Focused strategy. Leon holds a B.A. in Economics with a concentration in Finance from Cornell University and is a CFA Charterholder.
Austin Forey, Portfolio Manager and Managing Director, has been at JPMorgan (or one of its predecessors) since 1988 and is responsible for global emerging markets portfolios, a role he has fulfilled since 1994. Prior to this he worked in the U.K. team, where he was deputy head of U.K. research. Before this, Austin worked as a research analyst covering engineering, and subsequently all financial sectors. Austin obtained a B.A. in Modern Languages from Cambridge University, and earned a Ph.D. in Modern Languages from Cambridge University.