About Mohammed Zaidi
Mohammed Zaidi is a portfolio manager for Principal Global Investors. Based in Singapore, he serves as co-portfolio manager for global emerging markets equity strategies and head of emerging Asia equity strategies. Mohammed's career began in 1997 as an emerging markets analyst and portfolio manager with global macro hedge fund manager VZB Capital. He joined Principal in 2001 as an EM equity analyst focused on fundamental stock selection. He was also a key analyst responsible for the initial development of the proprietary Global Research Platform (GRP), with a specific focus on tailoring the GRP to emerging markets and Asian equities. After departing the firm in 2006, Mohammed served as an EM portfolio manager and analyst with Martin Currie Investment Management and the same team's predecessor employer, Scottish Widows Investment Partnership. He has an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management, and a bachelor's degree in economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.