Niraj Kumar: Chief Investment Officer
Niraj has more than 18 years of professional experience. Over the years, he has built expertise in the areas of portfolio management across Equity & fixed income assets, Equity Analysis, Credit Risk and Macroeconomics as he has worked for diverse fields. He is an Economics graduate from Univ. of Delhi and hold an MBA degree in Finance from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management. His current responsibilities in Future Generali Life Insurance as "Head of Investment" include formulating the investment strategy and policy for effective and efficient investment in capital markets optimizing risk and return across asset classes. Prior to Future Generali, He has worked with Aviva Life Insurance for almost 8 years as “Head of Equity”. Before joining the Insurance Industry, he has worked with UTI Mutual Fund for more than five years in different positions as a Sector Analyst and Fund Manager. He was recipient of the ICRA Fund Award for the best performer for year 2006. He has also worked with Ministry of Planning (Govt. of India) in a brief stint. He has also completed a course on Financial Markets from FAME, Switzerland.
Yahya Bookwala: Fund Manager (Fixed Income)
Yahya is an MBA (Finance) from MET, Mumbai and has almost a decade of work experience in the Insurance industry and is responsible for managing Fixed Income funds. He has joined the company in August 2017. Over the years, Yahya has developed expertise in credit analysis & fixed income products. Prior to joining Future Generali, he has worked with Aviva Life Insurance & AEGON Life Insurance.
Srijan Sinha, CFA: Co-Fund Manager (Equity)
Srijan helps managing the equity funds at Future Generali Life Insurance. Over the years, Srijan has developed expertise in various sectors including Financials, Auto, IT, Pharmaceuticals, infrastructure, Power, etc. He has strong analytical skills to identify winning strategies/themes for growth-oriented equity investing. He also contributes for research on potential investment opportunities. Srijan is a MBA (Finance) from Institute for Financial Management & research (IFMR, Chennai) and is a CFA Charter holder (CFA Institute, USA). Prior to joining Future Generali in 2017, he worked with CRISIL GR&A for 3 years where he provided research inputs for a UK based Emerging Markets Equity Fund.
Sagar Gandhi: AVP Investment
Sagar has worked for over 11 years in Indian equities markets. He contributes to idea generation and primarily looks after Capital Goods, Industrials, Metals, Mining, Hotels and infrastructure sector. Prior to joining Future Generali, he has worked with ICICI Securities as a senior equity research analyst covering multiple sectors. Sagar is an engineer plus MBA (Finance) with sound credentials in the field of equity research.
Mohit Khanna: Sr. Manager - Equity Research
Mohit has over 10 years of experience analysing Indian and foreign companies. He contributes in idea generation and research primarily in the Midcap, FMCG, Chemical, IT, and Media sectors. Prior to joining Future Generali, Mohit has worked with Nirmal Bang Institutional Equities as a Lead Midcap Analyst. Before that, he has a worked as equity analyst with Value Research (Delhi) and Value Investment Principals (Pune) for cumulatively over 8 years after a brief stint at Infosys. He is a banking & commerce graduate (distinction) from Pune University, PG in Financial Planning and holds Certified Financial Planner certification.
Vaibhav Shah: Equity Dealer / Research Analyst
Vaibhav has rich 10 years of trading experience in equity markets and joined Future Generali Life Insurance in 2018. Apart from trading responsibilities, Vaibhav also contributes in the research function. He largely focuses on data and news related tactical analysis. He has previously worked with JM Financial and Kotak Securities as an equity dealer in their respective institutional broking desk. Vaibhav holds Post Graduation in Commerce from Mumbai University.
Noopur Gupta: Fixed Income Debt Dealer
Noopur has over 5 years of experience in Debt markets and joined Future Generali Life Insurance in 2018. She is responsible for debt dealing, cash management and research in debt markets. Noopur also contributes in the Credit Research. Prior to this, she was with Taurus Corporate Advisory as a Debt dealer in WDM segment servicing Institutional clients. She has completed MMS Finance degree from N.L. Dalmia Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai.