Howie Schwab is the lead portfolio manager for the Emerging Markets Growth strategy and a portfolio manager for the Emerging Markets Small Cap Equity and Global strategies. In his role as lead portfolio manager of the Emerging Markets Growth strategy, Howie oversees portfolio construction, risk management implementation and security buy/sell decisions. Additionally, he assesses macroeconomic and geopolitical variables and incorporates actionable conclusions into the portfolio construction process. Howie has been quoted in numerous financial outlets including the Wall Street Journal, Morningstar.com and Smart Money. He has also appeared as a guest contributor on Bloomberg TV and was featured in the Barron’s Emerging Markets Roundtable.
Mr. Schwab joined Driehaus Capital Management in 2001. During his tenure with Driehaus, in addition to the responsibilities referenced above, Mr. Schwab also served as co-portfolio manager for the Driehaus International Small Cap Growth strategy from 2002 through 2014. He received his B.A. in economics from Denison University in 2001.