Mohammed is a portfolio manager for Principal Global Equities, based in Singapore. He is a co-portfolio manager for the firm’s global emerging markets and Asian equity strategies. He is also active in company research, focusing on the materials sector. Mohammed's career began in 1997 as an emerging markets analyst and portfolio manager with VZB Capital. He joined Principal in 2001 as an emerging markets equity analyst. He was a key analyst responsible for the initial development of our proprietary Global Research Platform (GRP), with a specific focus on tailoring the GRP to emerging markets and Asian equities. After departing the firm in 2006, Mohammed served as an emerging markets portfolio manager and analyst with Martin Currie Investment Management and the same team's predecessor employer, Scottish Widows Investment Partnership. He rejoined Principal in 2012 as a portfolio manager. He received an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management, and a bachelor's degree in economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.