Michael Xie is currently managing an Emerging Market fund with a peak AUM over 175 million CAD. He has developed his investment philosophy through his global experience in the financial industry and as an investor since 1995 . His approaches combine both top down and bottom up. Geographically he is focusing on BrICs countries. He travels frequently to obtain first hand information. He holds an MBA in Finance from HEC and completed his undergraduate studies with a degree in Naval Engineering (Similar to Rocket Science) from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He is also a CFA charterholder.