Ayman Ahmed is the assistant portfolio manager for the Emerging Markets Multi-Asset strategy. In his role as assistant portfolio manager, he is responsible for providing depth of leadership to the research team and identifying appropriate investment ideas relevant to the strategy. Additionally, Mr. Ahmed acts as a senior analyst responsible for macro research with a focus on currencies and interest rates for the emerging markets team. For the Emerging Markets Multi-Asset strategy, he is also responsible for idea generation, structuring and executing trades across emerging markets, primarily through currency, index and interest rate hedges.
Before joining Driehaus Capital Management in 2015, Mr. Ahmed worked as a junior portfolio manager for Black River Asset Management in emerging markets, particularly in the Latin America, Middle East, North Africa/Sub-Saharan Africa regions. Within these regions, he analyzed and applied sovereign, corporate, local debt, bonds, swaps, and currency trades.
Mr. Ahmed received a B.S. in finance from the University of Minnesota.