Sunil Singhania, CFA

Sunil Singhania, CFA, is the founder of Abakkus Asset Management, LLP, an India-focused asset management company he established in 2018. Previously, he led Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Ltd.’s international efforts and was instrumental in launching India funds in Japan, South Korea, and the United Kingdom. Mr. Singhania also served as global head of equities and chief investment officer of equities at Reliance Capital Ltd., where he led the Reliance Mutual Fund’s equity schemes. He is the first person from India to be elected director of the Board of Governors of CFA Institute. Mr. Singhania is the chairman of the Investment Committee of CFA Institute and was on its Standards of Practice Council. He founded CFA Society India (formerly Indian Association of Investment Professionals) and served as its president for eight years. Mr. Singhania graduated in commerce from the University of Mumbai and completed his Chartered Accountancy from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, with an all-India rank.