Fund manager tenure from 01/10/2018
Michael Bourke was appointed fund manager of the M&G Global Emerging Markets Fund in October 2018. He joined M&G in 2015 and has managed the M&G (Lux) Emerging Markets Income Opportunities Fund since its launch in May 2017. Before this, Michael spent 10 years as an emerging markets equities analyst and portfolio manager for Legg Mason and FPP Asset Management. He previously worked at Deutsche Bank in roles related to equity derivatives trading. Michael has a BSc in Computer Science and Accounting from the University of Manchester and an MSc in International Banking and Finance from Heriot-Watt University.
Alastair Bruce was appointed fund manager of the M&G Asian Fund in September 2018. He joined M&G as a graduate in 2011 and has been a member of the Emerging Markets Equities team since 2015. He was appointed co-deputy fund manager of the M&G Global Emerging Markets Fund in December 2017. Alastair graduated with a BSc in Economics from the University of Bath and is a CFA charterholder.
Alice de Charmoy was appointed deputy fund manager of the M&G Asian Fund and the M&G Global Emerging Markets Fund in March 2015, having spent nearly two years as a dedicated analyst for the funds. She joined M&G in June 2013 from Comgest in Hong Kong, where she was an analyst focusing on Asian companies. Prior to that, Alice worked for Amiral Gestion as a global equities analyst. She graduated in 2005 from Université Paris Dauphine with a Masters degree in banking and finance. Alice is also a CFA charterholder.
Robert Secker joined M&G in 2010 as an investment specialist covering both the multi-asset funds and the UK income funds before joining the Emerging Markets team in January 2011. He previously worked for T Rowe Price for 10 years, most recently as an investment specialist, focusing on emerging market equities. He graduated from Portsmouth University with a BA (Honours) in financial services. Robert is a CFA charterholder.