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Rajiv Jain

Chairman, CIO, Portfolio Manager, GQG Partners

Navigating Global Equity Market During Periods of Uncertainty

For decades, Rajiv Jain, Chairman and CIO of GQG Partners, has successfully managed global equities through times of tremendous change and volatility in the global equity markets.  Rajiv will share his greatest lessons learned during these periods of uncertainty. One lesson centers around how to identify key inflection points and why he believes mitigating downside volatility during market corrections is the single most important factor to compounding capital on a consistent basis. He will explain how he’s incorporated these learnings into the GQG investment methodology. To wrap up, Rajiv will share his perspectives on how changes in 2022 may impact global markets.


Rajiv Jain is the chairman and chief investment officer of GQG Partners and also serves as the lead portfolio manager for all GQG Partners strategies. He commenced investment operations at GQG Partners in June 2016 and has more than 25 years of investment experience. Previously, Jain served as a co-chief executive officer (from July 2014) and chief investment officer and head of equities (from February 2002) at Vontobel Asset Management. He was the sole portfolio manager of the international equities strategy (since 2002) and emerging markets equities strategy (since 1997) and the lead portfolio manager for the global equities strategy (since 2002). Rajiv helped build the business from less than $400 million under management to just under $50 billion in 2016. He joined Vontobel Asset Management as a co-portfolio manager of emerging markets equities and international equities in November 1994. Prior to that, he was an international equity analyst at Swiss Bank Corporation. Jain earned an MBA in finance and international business from the University of Miami. He also has a master’s degree from the University of Ajmer and an undergraduate degree in accounting with honors.