Asia Confidential author, James Gruber, has covered Asia as a leading Fund Manager, stockbroking analyst and journalist for 14 years. Most recently, he spent two years as a Portfolio Manager for Asian Equities at AMP Capital, which manages Asian and China A-share funds totaling US $1 billion. The performance of the China A-share fund was ranked No. 1 globally over one and two years during this time there.
For five years prior to this, James was a Research Analyst at Asian brokerage, CLSA, where he covered multiple sectors in Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia and Indonesia. He was the No.1 Asiamoney ranked analyst for the materials sector in Indonesia in 2007. He was also ranked by Asiamoney as the 13th best overall analyst in Australia in 2009.
In a former life, James was a television and radio news journalist at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. He founded Asia Confidential in July 2012.