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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

4 min read

Investing in Asia’s move to a greener future
21 June 2021

GAM Investments’ Jian Shi Cortesi, Investment Director, Asia / China Growth Equities discusses the investment opportunities she believes ‘clean wave’-related industries could offer investors in the region.

Investment Opinions

8 min read

The Game Changers: Equity Alpha in 2021
13 May 2021

On 29 April, GAM Investments hosted an event titled ‘The Game Changers: Equity Alpha in 2021’. Led by Matt Williams, Head of Equity Investment Specialists, three of our investment experts, Jian Shi Cortesi, Mark Hawtin and Niall Gallagher, shared their thoughts on the changing opportunity set they believe may help in generating alpha.

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.

My Videos

Quarterly Manager Videos

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Asian/Chinese Equities - Jian Shi Cortesi
16 July 2021

Jian Shi Cortesi notes the economic recovery in the region’s equity markets, why strong corporate earnings growth should be positive for stock prices and the compelling investment opportunities in Asia and China technology and clean energy companies.