Carmel Corbett Wellso is Director of Research at Janus Henderson Investors. In this role, she is in charge of the firm’s global U.S.-based equity research effort. Ms. Wellso is responsible for maintaining a powerful and successful investment culture by attracting and retaining strong analysts, managing global research coverage, driving independent research and collaborating with portfolio managers and the global chief investment officer. As head of Janus Henderson’s Portfolio Oversight Team, Ms. Wellso also helps oversee the firm’s research strategies, which consist of the best ideas of her analyst team. Additionally, she has extensive global investment experience. Before joining Janus as a research analyst in 2008, Ms. Wellso was a partner focusing on global financial services at Standard Pacific Capital. Prior to that, she was director of Asian equity sales for UBS Warburg. Ms. Wellso also served as an assistant director and Asian banking analyst with ING Barings Securities, where she led consistently top-ranked financials teams. Ms. Wellso began her investment career as a credit analyst at MHT/Chemical Bank (JP Morgan Chase), focusing on emerging market sovereign exposures and financial sector lending.
Ms. Wellso received her bachelor of arts degree in English literature and business administration from Marquette University and her MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. She also served for two years in the U.S. Peace Corps in Kenya. Ms. Wellso has 25 years of financial industry experience.