Janus Henderson Investors has appointed Victoria Mio as portfolio manager and head of greater China equities.

She started the role on 13 February 2024, based in Singapore and reporting to Lucas Klein, head of EMEA & APAC equities.

In her new role at Janus Henderson, Mio will play a pivotal role in managing client portfolios and providing invaluable expertise on China's dynamic markets.

She brings more than two decades of expertise in Chinese equities investment, most recently as head of equity research, Asia Pacific for Fidelity International from September 2020 to October 2023.

Prior to that, Mio was at Robeco for 14 years where she last served as chief investment officer China and co-head of Asia Pacific equities.

During her tenure at Robeco she managed multiple mutual funds and institutional mandates in China offshore and A shares, earning strong recognition and accolades for achieving the best performance in the China equity fund category at various industry awards.

Throughout her career Victoria has held various senior positions including at Fidelity International where she served as Head of Equity Research, APAC, leading their equity research team in Asia Pacific for three years.

She holds an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a BA in Accounting and Finance from the University of Macau.

Lucas Klein, Head of EMEA & APAC Equities, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Victoria to Janus Henderson. Her extensive knowledge of Chinese equities, proven investment management skills, and remarkable track record in identifying high performing companies will undoubtedly enhance our team's capabilities.

"Victoria's appointment aligns perfectly with our commitment to providing our clients with the highest level of service and expertise. With her on board, we are well-positioned to capitalise on the opportunities presented by the Chinese market while diligently managing the associated risks.”

Mio said: “I’m thrilled to be joining Janus Henderson, a firm which I have always admired for its strong investment acumen. China is a dynamic market that we believe presents us with substantial opportunities both in the present and the future. I am excited to work alongside the many talented professionals at Janus Henderson to help our clients navigate the complexities of the Chinese market and deliver superior, long-term investment return in Greater China.”