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Rob Mumford

Rob Mumford - Investment Manager


Rob Mumford is an Investment Manager in GAM's Emerging Markets Equity team with over 25 years’ experience in emerging markets across a range of asset classes.

Rob joined GAM in December 2018, from MNP advisors, a consultancy business servicing asset managers and family offices, where he was managing partner. Born and brought up in Hong Kong, Rob started his finance career in investment banking in 1992, which included positions as Head of Hong Kong & China equity research (at Société Générale), and Head of Alternative Investments (at Macquarie Securities). Rob shifted to become an investment manager in 2006, while at Credit Suisse, and has held similar roles at Millennium Capital, CQS and Silver Tree. He holds a MBA from the University of Manchester and is a CFA Charterholder. Rob remains based in Hong Kong.

Rob Mumford

My Insights

Investment Opinions 11 min read

Coronavirus and oil price shock: what our managers are thinking

10 March 2020

The breakdown of talks among OPEC+ members has sent oil prices plunging. Ripple effects are being felt across global markets, which are already pressured by the accelerating international spread of the coronavirus. We asked several of our investment managers for their views on this latest market episode and impacts for their respective asset classes.

11 min read
Weekly Manager Views 6 min read

Weekly Manager Views

6 March 2020

At GAM Investments’ Weekly Investment Meeting held on 4 March, the speakers were Rob Mumford, who discussed the coronavirus and Chinese equities, and Aldo Meroni, who commented on earnings expectations across global equity markets.

6 min read
Investment Opinions 6 min read

Coronavirus: impacts on asset classes

25 February 2020

Markets remain in a state of flux following new confirmed coronavirus cases in Europe, the Middle East and Asia ex-China. The increased international spread of the virus outside of China has increased volatility and dragged major markets lower worldwide. Amid the uncertainty, we asked several of our investment managers for their longer-term views on the economic consequences of the virus and impacts for their respective asset classes.

6 min read
Investment Opinions 3 min watch

GAM Talks Q4 2019: What themes are you currently playing?

7 November 2019

We asked a group of our portfolio managers a series of questions about their respective asset classes. This third video, in a series of three, looks at the themes the managers are currently exploring.

3 min watch