Richard Malnight is a research analyst and portfolio manager in the Equity division at Fidelity Investments. Fidelity Investments is a leading provider of investment management, retirement planning, portfolio guidance, brokerage, benefits outsourcing, and other financial products and services to institutions, financial intermediaries, and individuals.
In this role, Mr. Malnight co-manages the Fidelity Select Chemicals Portfolio, Fidelity Select Materials Portfolio, Fidelity Advisor Materials Fund, and Fidelity VIP Materials Portfolio. Additionally, he is responsible for covering the chemicals industry.
Previously, Mr. Malnight was the manager of Fidelity Materials Central Fund, the Materials sleeve of the Balanced Funds, Series All Sector Equity, and Stock Selector All Cap Fund. Prior to that, he a research analyst in the High Income group at FMR Co., covering the chemicals, refining, steel and mining industries.
Before joining Fidelity in 2007, Mr. Malnight was a research analyst at W.R. Huff Asset Management, where he covered the chemicals and paper industries. Additionally, Mr. Malnight held various roles with Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., primarily managing business units in the U.S. and Asia supplying industrial gases to customers in the chemical, refining, steel, and electronics industries. He has been in the financial industry since 2001.
Mr. Malnight earned his bachelor of science in engineering degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his master of business administration degree in finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is also a CFA® charterholder.