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South Zone Research Challenge Finals 2012 - Judges

posted Dec 6, 2012, 7:20 PM by Biharilal Deora CFA

The south zone judge panel profiles are below 

Krishnan, Parameswara Iyer

Krishnan, Parameswara Iyer, Managing Director, DNB Investment Services (India) Pvt Ltd, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the DNB group of Norway – DNB owns the largest bank/insurance operation in Norway. He has been in this position since 2007 (with DNB since 1998) and is responsible for the China/India part of the investment.  Previously, he was the first Portfolio Manager for Kothari Pioneer Blue-chip Fund (currently Franklin India Blue-chip Fund) and was one of the founding employees of that fund in 1993.

Before that, Krishnan was the Portfolio Manager of the first mutual fund scheme from SBI Mutual Fund in Mumbai – Magnum Regular Income Scheme 1987.  He Holds a Management Degree from IIM, Bangalore and BE from M. S. University, Baroda.

Suresh Krishnamurthy CFA

Suresh Krishnamurthy is Director – Global Financial Research at CRISIL Global Research & Analytics, which is one of the top firms recruiting CFAs in India. He heads the financial research vertical that services global investment banks and global investment management firms. Suresh became a member of the CFA Institute in 2002 and is also a chartered accountant by training. Prior to joining CRISIL, Suresh was a financial journalist for about 10 years in one of India’s leading financial daily.

Roshi Jain CFA

Ms. Roshi Jain is Vice President & Portfolio Manager – Equities for Franklin Templeton India AMC Ltd. Ms Jain is the portfolio manager of Franklin High Growth Companies Fund, Franklin Build India Fund and Franklin Asia Equity Fund. Ms. Jain has also been a research analyst at Franklin Templeton responsible for providing research support on the Indian capital goods and infrastructure sectors for 7 years.

Ms. Jain has been in the investment Industry for the past 10 years. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, she worked as a Financial Analyst at Goldman Sachs, London. Ms. Jain earned her Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad in 2002. She earned her Chartered Accountancy from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in 1998 with an All-India Rank 2. She is Also a CFA charter holder from the CFA Institute, US.

Satish Ramanathan CFA

Satish Ramanathan CFA is the former Director and Head of Equity, all equity portfolios of Sundaram Mutual. He was also the fund manager for Sundaram Mutual funds like Select Mid Cap, Tax Saver, Equity Multiplier, Select Small Cap, Entertainment Opportunities and Balanced Fund. 

Satish, a Chartered Financial Analyst, is an engineering graduate from IIT Chennai and completed his MBA from Texas A&M University. Satish joined Sundaram Mutual Asset Management in April 2007. He has a rich background with experience of more than a decade-and-half in research and fund management with stints at Sundaram Mutual, ICICI Securities and Franklin Templeton.


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