Meet Anand — A dedicated father, a skilled home cook and a seasoned investment strategist with over 30 years’ experience across multiple asset classes, wealth and investment management functions.
His journey began in 1993, while his was pursuing his Bachelor of Science in Economics (Honours). During his summer breaks, he first explored the financial world by taking on the role of an institutional dealer’s assistant at a stock broking company. This internship would spark a passion in him, leading him to kickstart his investment career on the derivatives desk.
With dedication and drive, Anand ascended through the ranks of the company. However, it was his passion that inspired him to help establish a boutique asset management company. Here, he managed a proprietary index arbitrage desk with USD 50 million for five consecutive years, yielding annualized returns exceeding 15% per annum.
With over 15 years of experience in the fund management industry, including developing and launching retail funds as well as developing participating funds for insurance companies, Anand is well versed in the industry’s concepts and his journey continued to evolve as he ventured into various roles.
As a product manager, he meticulously crafted and launched unit trust funds, showcasing his comprehensive understanding of financial instruments. In Singapore, he assumed the role of a financial adviser, recognizing the importance and value of being on the ground. This role equipped him with invaluable insights into tailoring personalized solutions for clients based on their needs and context. Anand firmly believes in educating and empowering clients; thus, his expertise lies in demystifying investment concepts and breaking down technical jargon into layman's terms for everyday understanding.