Hermes Investment Management has named Amit Mehta as director and senior Asia analyst for its emerging markets team based in London.
A qualified chartered account, Mehta has held various portfolio management and analysis positions in PIMCO, Pictet, Insight Investment, Morgan Stanley, and KPMG.
In this new role, Mehta will report to Citywire AA-rated Gary Greenberg, who is the head of emerging markets.
He will work within the team managing the Asian stocks in the portfolio, providing research, analysis and generating models on existing and potential areas of investment.
Commenting on the hire, Greenberg said: ‘With his substantial expertise developed over decades of market analysis, Amit has a detailed understanding of the companies operating in Asia and the key market drivers in the region. His insights and skills will be an excellent complement to the existing expertise on the team.’