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Thought Leaders - David Semple
Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets Equity Strategy

About David

David joined VanEck in 1998. He serves as Portfolio Manager for VanEck’s Emerging Markets Equity Strategy and oversees the Emerging Markets Equity Team. David is responsible for company research, stock selection and portfolio construction. With over 30 years of dedicated industry experience in the EM equities space, he brings perspective and insight gleaned from his Strategy’s pursuit to identify and invest in forward-looking, sustainable and structural growth companies that are front and center, and the potential future, of emerging markets and global economies.   

Meet the Man Behind Emerging Markets Equity.

My Insights

Emerging Markets Equity

February 23, 2021

The Electric Vehicle Revolution Charges Ahead

by David Semple, Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets Equity Strategy,

Shawn Reynolds, Portfolio Manager,

Veronica Zhang, Analyst,

Angus Shillington, Deputy Portfolio Manager,

Dominic Jacobson, Analyst,

Oksana Miller, Product Manager

The transition from conventional cars to electric vehicles (EVs) is accelerating, creating investment opportunities across the EV ecosystem.

Emerging Markets Equity

January 12, 2021

Vaccines and Growth Drive 2021 Recovery

by David Semple, Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets Equity Strategy,

Oksana Miller, Product Manager

A key driver of our 2021 outlook is an expectation of global growth recovery, boosted by the COVID-19 vaccine, which may spur faster normalization in emerging markets economies.

Emerging Markets Equity

January 07, 2021

Barron’s: Chinese Tech Stocks Can Weather Regulatory Scrutiny

by David Semple, Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets Equity Strategy

In this Barron’s Q&A, Portfolio Manager David Semple discusses his views on Alibaba and the regulatory scrutiny it is facing, as well as investment ideas in China and across emerging markets.