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Liping Cai, CFA®

Research Analyst & Portfolio Manager

Grandeur Peak Tenure

Since 2013

Investment Team

Grandeur Peak Emerging Markets Opportunities Fund, Guardian Portfolio Manager
Grandeur Peak Global Explorer Fund, Portfolio Manager
Grandeur Peak Global Reach Fund, Portfolio Manager

Specialty Focus

Health Care

Industry Experience

17 years

Prior to joining Grandeur Peak, Ms. Cai spent six years on the equity research team at William Blair & Company specializing in the health care, retail, and real estate sectors, and most recently heading up the firm’s China-based research team.  From 1999-2006, she worked in the healthcare field for Fair Isaac Corporation (Health Care Strategy Consultant), Abbott Laboratories (Senior Market Analyst), Biogen Idec (Summer Marketing Associate), and Genentech, now Roche (Research Associate).

Education and Accreditations

CFA charterholder
Northwestern University, MBA in Finance and Health Industry Management
University of Delaware, MS in Chemistry and Biochemistry
Tsinghua University, Beijing, BS in Biological Sciences and Biotechnology

Published academic work, health care field


Mandarin, Cantonese, English



Ms. Cai was raised in Guangzhou, China, but relocated from Chicago to join Grandeur Peak. She splits her time between Salt Lake City and Seattle.

Liping and her family enjoy traveling, tennis, and international cuisine.