Julian Garel-Jones is the Director for Latin America at Polunin Capital Partners, an investment management business focused exclusively on emerging markets. Prior to Polunin, Julian was a Senior Investment Manager in Pictet Asset Management’s Emerging Markets team with special responsibility for Latin America. He began his investment career in 1990 with Rothschild Asset Management in London, initially as a banking sector analyst, and later as a Latin America Fund Manager. Julian joined Pictet in 1996.
He speaks French and Portuguese fluently, and is bilingual in English and Spanish. Julian has been based in the UK for over twenty-five years but has spent many years living and working in both Spain and Latin America. He received a Diploma in Hispanic Studies from Madrid University and later graduated with an MA Honours (1st Class) in Spanish and Portuguese at Edinburgh University. He has been an Associate Member of the Association of Investment Management and Research (AIMR) since 1994.