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Edmund Harriss

Role: Edmund is head of Asian & Emerging Market investments, serves as a director on the board of Guinness Global Investors and is Chief Investment Officer. Edmund has managed the Guinness Best of Asia strategy since 2003 and the Guinness Asian Equity Income strategy since its inception in 2006.

Joined Guinness: 2003

Prior to Guinness: Edmund worked for ten years from 1993 for Guinness Flight, which became Investec after the merger in 1998. After joining the Far East Investment Desk in 1994, he served as a member of the investment team managing the China & Hong Kong Fund (now the Guinness Atkinson China & Hong Kong Fund, for US investors). He moved to Hong Kong and became the Fund’s lead manager in 1998.

Education: Edmund graduated from Christ Church, University of Oxford, with a Master’s degree in Management Studies and has a Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of York. He is an Associate of the Society of Investment Professionals.