Meet Ramiz


Ramiz Chelat

Portfolio Manager, Senior Research Analyst

21 years investment experience

13 years with Vontobel

New York

Vontobel Asset Management Inc.

1540 Broadway, 38th Floor

New York, New York 10036

United States of America

Ramiz Chelat joined Vontobel Asset Management in July 2007 as a Senior Research Analyst, and was promoted to deputy portfolio manager of Quality Growth Boutique’s Global Equity Strategy in June 2016. In addition to his portfolio management responsibilities, he maintains his research responsibilities, focusing on the Consumer Discretionary, Consumer Staples and Information Technology sectors.

Prior to joining Vontobel, from 2004 to 2007, he was head of consumer and media research at Macquarie Hong Kong, and from 2000 to 2004, an analyst at Macquarie Australia.

Prior to that, from 1999 to 2000, he was a financial analyst at Optus. Ramiz began his financial career in 1997 at Ernst & Young, where he was a senior accountant until 1999.

Ramiz Chelat received a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance from Macquarie University. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia as a qualified chartered accountant. Ramiz Chelat is a CFA charterholder.

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We are now witnessing a market panic as the continued spread of the coronavirus is threatening a global recession. Portfolio managers Ramiz Chelat, Jin Zhang and David Souccar explain how they are adjusting their portfolios to take advantage of market dislocations and why quality growth businesses can help provide downside protection.

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