Binay Chandgothia is a Portfolio Manager for Principal Global Investors and also serves as local Chief Investment Officer for Principal Global Investors (Hong Kong) Limited. He is responsible for overseeing investments of the group in the Hong Kong region.
Binay joined the firm in 2000, and has over 16 years of experience in portfolio management. He served as the Deputy Chief Investment Officer of Principal's Indian mutual fund operations before moving to Hong Kong in 2005. Previously, he was responsible for portfolio management in India’s largest banking group, the State Bank of India.
Binay completed a two-year post-graduate diploma in business management, equivalent to an MBA, from Xavier Institute of Management after receiving a bachelor’s degree in commerce from St. Xavier’s College. He also holds a Financial Risk Manager certification from the Global Association of Risk Professionals.
Principal Global Investors (PGI) is the global asset management arm of the Principal Financial Group, and manages over US$200 billion of assets, primarily for retirement plans and other institutional investors. PGI’s investment capabilities include equities, fixed income and real estate investments, as well as specialised overlay and advisory services. Its strength in each asset class is built on the depth and breadth of its research, the discipline of its investment strategies and the diverse expertise of its investment professionals.