Vivek joined in September 2019 as a senior analyst in the Global Emerging Markets team, focusing on idea generation across the Asia ex-Japan region. In January 2022, he also became co-portfolio manager for the Federated Hermes Global Emerging Markets Equity Fund. Vivek’s previous experience spans both the buy side and sell side. Prior to joining, he was a senior analyst with NN Investment Partners (formerly ING Investment Management) in the global emerging equity team. Vivek also worked at Deutsche Bank and BNY Mellon Asset Management covering emerging markets equities. Vivek began his career in accounting and held positions with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young. Vivek has a Master of Commerce degree from Mumbai University. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a CFA charterholder.