Jian Shi Cortesi

Jian Shi Cortesi - Investment Director


Jian Shi Cortesi, Investment Director, is a member of the Global Growth Equity team and manages China and Asian equity funds.

Prior to joining GAM Investments in May 2010, she worked in research and portfolio management of Asian equities for a regional wealth management firm in the United States. She started her career as an assistant editor at Dow Jones in Beijing. Jian Shi holds a bachelor's degree in International Business from Beijing Foreign Studies University in China and an MBA from the University of Tennessee in the United States. She is a CFA charterholder and a Certified FRM (Financial Risk Manager) holder. She is based in Lugano. 

Jian Shi Cortesi

My Insights

Active Thinking

7 min read

Active Thinking
26 January 2022

At GAM Investments’ latest Active Thinking forum, David Dowsett reviews the latest market developments while Jian Shi Cortesi explains why she is excited to talk to investors about China and Asia as an investment opportunity as clear signs of recovery have begun to emerge.

Outlook 2023

2 min read

Outlook 2023: Jian Shi Cortesi (Asia/China Growth Equities)
December 2022

In 2022, Asian equity was hit by the combination of rising interest rates, the strong dollar and China’s Covid restrictions.

Active Thinking

6 min read

Active Thinking
19 October 2022

At GAM Investments’ latest active thinking forum, Jian Shi Cortesi highlights the key takeaways from China’s party congress so far and discusses the potential catalysts for investors to return to Asian and Chinese markets.

Investment Opinions

6 min read

China’s property market: The most asked questions
22 September 2022

The slowdown in the Chinese real estate market has put pressure on China’s GDP growth. In this article, Jian Shi Cortesi answers some key questions about the risks related to the Chinese property market.

My Videos

Active Thinking

04:58 min watch

Asia/China Growth Equities – Jian Shi Cortesi
03 November 2022

Jian Shi Cortesi reflects on a quarter dominated by macro and geopolitical concerns but looks ahead to the long-term growth potential for Chinese and Asian equities.

Active Thinking

3:55 min watch

Asia/China Growth Equities – Jian Shi Cortesi
21 July 2022

Jian Shi Cortesi discusses valuations in China and the emergence of supportive government policies, which are addressing some of the issues concerning investors.