Dr. V. Anantha Nageswaran
Dr. V. Anantha-Nageswaran was born in Chennai in 1963. He graduated with a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (MBA) from the internationally reputed Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad in 1983.
He obtained a doctoral degree in Finance from the University of Massachusetts in 1994 for his work on the empirical behaviour of exchange rates.
Between 1994 and 2004, he worked for Union Bank of Switzerland (now UBS) and Credit Suisse in Switzerland and in Singapore.
In July 2006, he joined Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd. in Singapore as the Head of Research for Asia. In March 2009, he was appointed as the Chief Investment Officer for the bank.
He is an angel investor in many start-up companies in India and is a member of the Board of Directors in two of them. He was one of the founders of Aavishkaar India Micro Venture Capital Fund. Currently, he serves in the Investment Committee of the Aavishkaar-Goodwell Microfinance Development Fund.
He is one of the Directors of the NPS Indian International School in Singapore. He teaches International Finance to MBA students at the SP Jain Centre for Management in Singapore and at the Great Lakes Institute of Management in Chennai, India. He is a member of the advisory board of the Centre for Emerging Market Solutions (CEMS) at the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad.
He writes a weekly column for MINT, an Indian financial daily on Tuesdays (www.livemint.com). MINT is published in collaboration with Wall Street Journal. He is a frequent guest at all the major international television networks.