Mark Davids, managing director, is a portfolio manager and the co-head of the Asia Pacific Regional team within the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific (EMAP) Equities team based in Hong Kong. In October 2007, Mark relocated from London to Tokyo to head the behavioural finance investment desk in Japan, and relocated to Hong Kong in 2009 to expand the process into the Asia Pacific region. An employee since 1997, Mark started his career as a pan-European investment analyst and subsequently became a senior portfolio manager within J.P. Morgan Asset Management's European Equities team. Prior to joining the firm, he worked at the European Commission. Mark obtained a B.A. (Joint Honours) in History and German from the University of Manchester and earned a M.Sc. in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics. He is a CFA Charterholder.