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Fund Management Team

​​​​​​​​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 Debt 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 SUD Life, 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 Business Analyst.

Prior to joining SUD Life, 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 and has beaten the benchmark consistently.

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

Mr. Jagdish BhanushaliFund Manager - Equity

Qualifications: CFA (CFA Institute) & FRM (Global Association of Risk Professional)

Experience: More than 9 years of Experience as Fund Manager and Equity Research Analyst in Indian Equity market.

Prior to joining SUD life he was Senior Equity Analyst with Florintree Advisors pvt Ltd.

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

Mr. Dwaipayan PoddarDealer- Equity

Qualifications: MBA (Financial Markets).

More than 9 years of experience in capital markets specializing in investment research, technical analysis,equity & fixed income.

Prior to joining SUDLIFE, he was managing proprietary trading book in a foreign bank for more than 3 years. Have been associated with large equity brokerages before that.

Mr. Lakshman ChettiarFund Manager – Fixed Income

A Management graduate with over 8 years of expertise in Banking and Fixed Income market. Prior to SUD Life Lakshman was working with CRISIL limited.

Mr. Adam Rosario Research Analyst

A qualified Chartered Accountant started his career with SUDLife in March 2016. Has worked across investment verticals in Back office as well as with Front office for equities

Mr. Anirudh VenkatramanFixed Income Dealer

A qualified Chartered Accountant working with SUD Life since May 2016. Has worked across functions Back office, Mid Office and currently with Front office on Fixed income.

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