Senior Fund Manager,
Pendal Global Emerging Markets Opportunities Fund
James Syme is Senior Fund Manager for the Pendal's Global Emerging Markets Opportunities strategy. Prior to joining Pendal in May 2011, James spent five years at Baring Asset Management (Baring) as the Head of Global Emerging Market Equities. At Baring, he and his colleague Paul Wimborne managed the Baring Global Emerging Markets Fund and 13 other funds and segregated mandates. During this time, peak AUM for their mandates was over A$4 billion.
James previously worked at SG Asset Management for seven years as a portfolio manager and as Head of Global Emerging Markets. Prior to 1997, James was a portfolio manager at Henderson Investors and an analyst at H Clarkson.
James is a CFA charterholder and holds a BA (Hons) in Geography from the University of Cambridge.