Prior to joining ITC Ltd, worked as a Senior Commodity Research Analyst and Trader at Anand Rathi Commodities Ltd, India the only analyst given the opportunity to operate with three different commodity verticals (Energy Market, Edible Oil & Oilseeds and Spices). Previous work experience also includes as Research Analyst with renowned organization, Unit Trust of India (UTI) Commodities.
This culminated in numerous international report publications, being quoted in various business press (Bloomberg, Dowjones, Reuters, Economic Times, Platts, etc), invited as a guest speaker at various events and also invited as a Key Speaker on Commodity Finance at Mumbai University, India.
Experiences span continents as he had self-funded to study resource rich Africa and feasibility of setting up a commodity desk in Zambia for Oilseeds & Maize. This not only enhanced the gamut of agro-commodity knowledge but enabled forging valuable networks with FAO and various government agencies in Zambia.
Presented paper at various global forums on Edible Oil & Oilseeds specialising in theme "looking beyond fundamentals for price direction”.
Paper presented at various national & international forum on Commodities & Especially on Edible Oils (Palm Oil) -
Education - A Commerce Graduate with Masters in Management Studies (Specialization in Finance: Rank Holder in Economics) from Mumbai University (India) and Diploma holder in Supply Chain Management - from the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).