Robert J. Horrocks, PhD

Portfolio Manager

Robert Horrocks is Portfolio Manager at Matthews and manages the firm’s Asian Growth and Income and Asia Dividend Strategies. Before joining Matthews in 2008, Robert was Head of Research at Mirae Asset Management in Hong Kong. From 2003 to 2006, Robert served as Chief Investment Officer for Everbright Pramerica in China, establishing its quantitative investment process. He started his career as a Research Analyst with WI Carr Securities in Hong Kong before moving on to spend eight years working in several different Asian jurisdictions for Schroders, including stints as Country General Manager in Taiwan, Deputy Chief Investment Officer in Korea and Designated Chief Investment Officer in Shanghai. Robert earned his PhD in Chinese Economic History from Leeds University in the United Kingdom, and is fluent in Mandarin. 

Robert has been a Portfolio Manager of the Matthews Asian Growth and Income Fund since 2009, of the Matthews Asia Dividend Fund since 2013 and of the Matthews Asia Dividend Active ETF since 2023. 

Lead Manager: Matthews Asian Growth and Income Fund, Matthews Asia Dividend Fund, Matthews Asia Dividend Active ETF