Radhika Gupta, CEO, Edelweiss Asset Management Ltd, has over 12 years of experience in domestic and global asset management across investments, sales and distribution. Prior to this, she was with Edelweiss Global Asset Management as business head – multi strategy funds.
As the Business Head, she was responsible for setting the strategic direction for the team’s investment, distribution and platform. Her experience spans across product development, investments and sales distribution for national distributors, private banks, wealth managers and IFAs.
Prior to joining Edelweiss in 2014, she was a Portfolio Manager with the US based AQR Capital Management, now a $170 billion dollar asset manager, and a consultant with McKinsey & Company. She subsequently co-founded Forefront Capital Management Pvt. Ltd., a boutique PMS and AIF manager, which was acquired by Edelweiss in 2014. Radhika was an integral part of the acquisition of Forefront in 2014, the acquisition of the onshore business of JPMorgan Asset Management in 2016, and the acquisition of Ambit Alpha Fund in 2016.
Radhika is a graduate of the Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology from the University of Pennsylvania, receiving joint degrees in Economics from the Wharton School and Computer Science Engineering from the Moore School.