Emerging Markets Investment Committee

Emerging Markets Investment Committee


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Douglas C. Edman, CFA
Director, Investments Group

  • Experience
    • Current Responsibilities
      • Analyst responsibilities on the Basic Materials Research Team
      • Member of the Emerging Markets Investment Committee
    • Experience began in 1990
    • Joined Brandes Investment Partners in 1995
    • Limited partner of the firm’s parent company
    • Prior Career Highlights
      • Credit Analyst with Goldman Sachs
      • Project Engineer with Chevron
  • Education and Skills
    • MBA in finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
    • BS in chemical engineering from the University of Southern California

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Christopher J. Garrett, CFA
Director, Institutional Group

  • Experience
    • Current Responsibilities
      • Member of the Emerging Markets Investment Committee
      • Develop and service relationships with institutional consultants and clients
      • Non-Executive Director of Brandes Investment Partners (Asia) Pte. Ltd. ("Brandes Asia"), which is headquartered in Singapore and is an affiliate of Brandes Investment Partners, L.P
    • Experience began in 1990
    • Joined Brandes Investment Partners in 2000
    • Prior Career Highlights
      • Chief Executive Officer and Institutional Portfolio Manager for Brandes Asia
      • Portfolio Manager/Analyst with Dupont Capital Management
      • Corporate Loan Officer with City National Bank
      • Corporate Loan Officer with First Interstate Bank of California
  • Education and Skills
    • MBA from Columbia University’s Columbia Business School
    • BS in finance from Arizona State University

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Louis Y. Lau, CFA
Director, Investments Group

  • Experience
    • Current Responsibilities
      • Analyst responsibilities on the Financial Institutions Research Team
      • Member of the Emerging Markets Investment Committee
      • Product Coordinator for the Emerging Markets Portfolio
    • Experience began in 1998
    • Joined Brandes Investment Partners in 2004
    • Limited partner of the firm’s parent company
    • Prior Career Highlights
      • Analyst with Goldman Sachs, in investment banking and equity capital markets
  • Education and Skills
    • MBA in finance and accounting (with honors) from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
      • Director of Research and Portfolio Manager of the Wharton Investment Management Fund, a student-run, U.S. small-cap value fund
    • BBA in finance (with merit) from the National University of Singapore
    • Studied at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) and New York University
    • Fluent in Chinese

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Greg Rippel, CFA
Director, Investments Group

  • Experience
    • Current Responsibilities
      • Analyst responsibilities on the Consumer Products Research Team
      • Member of the Small-Mid Cap Investment Committee
    • Experience began in 1995
    • Joined Brandes Investment Partners in 2001
    • Limited partner of the firm’s parent company
    • Prior Career Highlights
      • Member of Emerging Markets Investment Committee with Brandes Investment Partners
      • Underwriter with Greyrock Capital (subsidiary of Bank of America)
      • Senior Associate with Coopers & Lybrand
  • Education and Skills
    • MBA from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin
    • BA in business economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara
    • Certified Public Accountant (inactive)

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Gerardo Zamorano, CFA
Director, Investments Group

  • Experience
    • Current Responsibilities
      • Analyst and Team Leader responsibilities on the Telecommunications Research Team
      • Member of the Emerging Markets and All-Cap Investment Committees
    • Experience began in 1995
    • Joined Brandes Investment Partners in 1999
    • Limited partner of the firm’s parent company
    • Prior Career Highlights
      • Assistant Investment Officer in the Latin America Department with the International Finance Corporation (part of the World Bank Group)
  • Education and Skills
    • MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management of Northwestern University
    • BSE (magna cum laude) from the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania
    • Fluent in Spanish and Portuguese