Junjie Watkins

Equity Partner and Chief Executive Officer
Pictet Asset Management, Asia ex Japan

Junjie joined Pictet Asset Management in Hong Kong in 2019. She is responsible for all business development and client-related matters as well as management oversight of all other activities in the region. Junjie was appointed Equity Partner of the Pictet Group in April 2022.

Before joining Pictet, she was Managing Director at TCW in charge of investment solutions in Asia and responsible for providing customised investment solutions for institutional and intermediary clients in the region. She had previously been at Neuberger Berman, where she was initially a research analyst for the firm’s fund of hedge funds group before taking on the role of Head of Investment Solutions for Greater China. Prior to that she worked at Lehman Brothers on the fixed income and derivative sales support team in London, and before that she was a distressed debt and emerging markets sales assistant at Deutsche Bank, London.

Junjie holds a BSc (First Class Honours) from Dongbei University of Finance & Economics, China, and an MSc from the University of Southampton in the UK. She is a CFA charterholder. She is fluent in English and Mandarin.

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