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Jian Shi Cortesi

Jian Shi Cortesi - Investment Director

Jian Shi Cortesi is an Investment Director 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. 

Jian Shi Cortesi

My Insights

Investment Opinions

8 min read

Looking ahead: China’s importance to the global economy
19 February 2021

Having both spent their formative years in China, GAM Investments’ Jian Shi Cortesi, Investment Director, Asia / China Growth Equities and Amy Kam, Investment Manager, Credit Fixed Income, share a unique understanding of Chinese culture and markets. Both investment specialists discuss their respective views on China in 2021 and the impact of the pandemic on China’s role as a global economic powerhouse.

Investment Opinions

8 min read

The US election: What it could mean for…
11 November 2020

With Joe Biden finally confirmed as the 46th US president (Trump legal challenges notwithstanding), GAM Investments fund managers consider the possible implications for their respective asset class.

Investment Opinions

3 min read

US-China tensions: An opportunity for China’s tech sector?
11 August 2020

As US-China tensions intensify, the new normal appears to be a confrontational power rivalry with explicit bans and sanctions. However, GAM Investments’ Jian Shi Cortesi says it only enhances her bullish long term view on Chinese tech.

Returning to Growth

5 min read

Returning to growth: China’s constant evolution
31 July 2020

As Asia emerges from lockdown, certain sectors may be changed forever. Jian Shi Cortesi discusses the winners and losers as we move into a ‘returning to growth’ phase, and how China might be our best indicator of who will prosper following the shutdown.