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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Mr. Y. Venkata RaoChief Investment Officer

Qualifications: M.B.A

Experience: More than 3 decades of experience in life insurance industry across verticals - Investment, Marketing, H.R, Training and Operations. Managed various assignments in Equity, Fixed Income and Credit Rating.

Prior to joining the company, he was Chief Investment Officer at LIC Mutual Fund.

Guest speaker at various Management and Training institutes, including National Insurance Academy (NIA).

Mr. Ram Kamal Samanta Head of Fixed Income and Fund Manager

Qualifications: Post Graduation in Economics from JNU, PGDBA with specialisation in Finance, Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA – ICFAI India), certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM from GARP USA) and Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB).

Experience: More than 18 years of experience in financial markets (both fixed income and equity) as Research Analyst and Fund Manager.

Prior to joining ​the company​, he was with SBI DFHI LTD as Vice President Investment for 13 years.

Guest speaker at various reputed institutes including Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kolkata, National Institute of Securities Market (NISM) and National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM) Pune.

Mr. Sumit PoddarHead of Equity and Fund Manager

Qualifications: Chartered Accountant, Rank holder in Intermediate CA.

Experience: More than 17 years of experience in financial markets as Fund manager, Equity Research Analyst and Financial​ Analyst.

Prior to joining the company​​, he was with Aditya Birla Sunlife Insurance Co Ltd. as a Fund manager and Senior Equity Analyst in their investments department for 11.5 years. He has managed funds with diverse mandates​. He was also associated with Tata Consultancy Services in the past.​​

Guest speaker at various reputed institutes including Sinhgad Institute of Management, Chartered Accountants associations.​​

Mr. Jagdish BhanushaliFund Manager - Equity

Qualifications: CFA (CFA Institute, USA) & FRM (GARP, USA)

Experience: More than 9 years of Experie​nce as Fund Manager and Equity Research Analyst​.

Prior to joining the company​,​ he was with Florintree Advisors Pvt Ltd as Senior Equity Analyst.

Earlier Associated as Guest Faculty with Mithibai College of Science & Commerce and SIES College of Commerce & Economics.

Mr. Lakshman ChettiarFund Manager – Fixed Income

Qualifications: MBA in Finance from IES College of Management Studies​.

Experience:​ Over 11 years of experience as Fixed Income Fund manager, Senior Research Analyst (Valuation of Fixed Income) and in Banking.​

Prior to joining the company, he was working with CRISIL limited. He was also associated with Mata Securities Ltd. and Indusind Bank Ltd. in the past.​

Mr.​ Ankit Shah EQUITY RESEARCH ANALYST​

Qualifications: BE Electronics (Mumbai University), MBA Finance (Nirma University), CFA (CFA Institute, USA).​

Experience:​ Over 9 years of total experience across Equity Research, Investment Banking and Information Technology.​

Prior to joining the company, he was working with Axis Capital as an equity analyst. He was also associated with IDFC securities and Prabhudas Lilladher in the past.​

Mr. Dwaipayan PoddarDealer- Equity

Qualifications: MBA in Financial Markets from ITM Business School.

Experience:​ Over 9 years of experience in capital markets specializing in investment research, technical analysis, equity & fixed income​.

Prior to joining the company​, he was managing proprietary trading book in a foreign bank for more than 3 years. He was also associated with large equity brokerages in the past.​

Mr. Asijit Sen CREDIT ANALYST

Qualifications: Post graduate in Economics from Delhi School of Economics and B.Sc in Economics from Presidency College - Calcutta University.

Experience:​: Prior to joining the company, he was working with Government of India- Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade for 5 years. He was also associated with ICRA Techno Analytics Ltd in the past.

Mr. Adam Rosario EQUITY RESEARCH ANALYST​

A qualified Chartered Accountant started his career with the company in March 2016. Has worked across investment verticals in Back office and currently with Front office for equities.​

Mr. Anirudh VenkatramanFIXED INCOME DEALER​

A qualified Chartered Accountant started his career with the company in May 2016. Has worked across investment verticals in Back office, Mid office and currently with Front office for Fixed Income.

Mr. Hasmukh VishariyaEQUITY RESEARCH ANALYST​

A qualified Chartered Accountant started his career with the company in October 2017. Has worked across investment verticals in Back office, Mid office and currently with Front office for equities.​

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