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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. Rahul Ranjan Fund Manager - Equity

Qualifications: Post Graduate in Management (Gold Medalist ) from Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode.

More than 13 years of experience in Markets mainly on Equity side as research analyst and Fund Manager.

Prior to joining SUDLIFE, he was Fund Manager at Max Life Insurance for more than 10 years. Have been associated with JP Morgan and Adani Wilmar Ltd before that.

Mr. Dwaipayan Poddar Dealer- Equity

Qualifications: MBA (Financial Markets), Chartered Market Technician (CMT, USA).

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. Yadnesh ChavanFund Manager – Fixed Income

Qualifications: M.B.A

Post Graduate in Management and Executive Program in Investments Management from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.

Brings an experience of over a decade in Investment & Fixed Income Fund Management, Asset Liability Management and Credit & Macro-economic analysis. Prior to joining SUDLIFE, has been associated with a foreign AMC and various Life Insurance Companies.

Guest Speaker at various business forums and a regular contributor of articles on financial markets in newspapers, magazines & financial websites

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. Vivek Priye VermaHead of Research- Investments

Qualifications: Advanced Financial Management (IIML), MBA-Finance (UBS), MA – Economics (Gold Medallist), BA Economics Hons (Class topper, National Scholarship Certificate Holder).

Experience: More than eleven years of experience specializing in Equity Research and Financial Planning.

Prior to joining SUD Life was associated with CIMB Research, Royal Bank of Scotland, Edelweiss Securities and SBI Life.

Mr. Jagdish BhanushaliResearch Analyst

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

Experience: More than 6 years of Equity Research experience in Indian Equity market.

Prior joining SUD life was Senior Analyst with Florintree Advisors.

Was also associated as Guest Faculty with Mithibai College of Science and Commerce.

Mr. Adam Rosario Research Analyst

A qualified Chartered Accountant and working with SUDLife since March 2016.

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