James Johnstone

James is Co-Head of the Redwheel Emerging & Frontier Markets Team and the portfolio manager for the Redwheel Frontier and Next Generation Emerging Markets Strategies. He also serves as a member of the investment committee. He has 28 years of experience in investment management and research. Most recently he was a Senior Managing Director and Director of Investments at Everest Capital, since 2009, where he was responsible for portfolio management and research in frontier markets. Prior to this James was a co founder and CIO of Alcor Investment Management, a long short, multi strategy Asian hedge fund headquartered in Singapore. He previously worked for Gartmore Investment Management for three years where he was a member of both the long only and long short global emerging markets teams. He started his career with Schroders Investment Management, working on the UK equities and Global Emerging Markets teams. James also served in the Royal Navy for five years. He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford University with an MA (Hons) in Classics and Modern Languages. James speaks Russian.