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Jian Shi Cortesi

Jian Shi Cortesi is a Portfolio Manager of Asian equities and among others responsible for the GAM China Evolution Fund.

Prior to joining GAM Group 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 Cortesi holds a Bachelor 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 Zurich. 

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