Vetri Subramaniam is the Chief Investment Officer of our Company. He has been in this role since August 1, 2021. Prior to joining UTI in January 2017 as Group President & Head - Equity; he was Chief Investment Officer at Invesco Asset Management Ltd. UTI MF manages assets of Rs. 1,717 bn* and the total assets under management of UTI are Rs. 10,981 bn*. At UTI MF Vetri leads a team of 19 persons including analysts and fund managers. The total equity assets managed and advised by the team are Rs. 1,077 bn*.
Vetri has over 26 years of work experience. Prior to joining UTI in January 2017 he was Chief Investment Officer at Invesco Asset Management Ltd. He was part of the start-up team at Invesco (then Religare Asset Management) in 2008 and helped establish the firm’s proprietary investment process and the team. During this period the firm established a strong track record. The firm also launched several offshore funds investing into India from Japan, Mauritius & Luxembourg.
Vetri started his career at Kotak Mahindra in 1992 after passing out from IIM Bangalore with a PG Diploma in Management. His experience in equity markets & investment roles at various firms from 1994 includes Kotak Mahindra, SSKI & Motilal Oswal. He was also one of the founders of Sharekhan.com (now Sharekhan BNP Paribas) where he led the research & content team. He has also worked as an advisor to a UK Hedge fund Boyer Allan on its equity investments in India during 2003-2007.
He is a frequent contributor to the media and regularly speaks on equities and investing at various forums - including the media & educational institutions.
* The Month end AUM figures are as of December 31, 2020.
Ajay Tyagi is Head of Equities at UTI Asset Management. He is a CFA Charter holder from The CFA Institute, USA and also holds a Masters degree in Finance from Delhi University. Ajay joined UTI in the year 2000 and has successfully carried out various roles and responsibilities across equity research, offshore funds as well as domestic onshore funds. He has won many awards and accolades for his performance both domestically and globally. Ajay presently manages our flagship equity scheme in India and is also the Investment Advisor to UTI International’s range of India dedicated offshore funds.
Amit Sharma is Vice President & Fund Manager – Debt. He joined UTI in 2008. He has worked in Department of Fund Accounts. He has been associated with the Dept. of Fund Management for the past 4 years.
Ritesh Nambiar is Senior Vice President & Fund Manager for UTI Credit Risk Fund and a Co-Fund Manager for UTI Ultra Short Term Fund and UTI Medium Term Fund. He is also a senior member of the credit research team for the BFSI sector. He has been in UTI AMC since 2008. Prior to joining UTI AMC, he had 3 years experience in fixed income research, fixed income valuation/ index creation and global fixed income futures spread trading in CRISIL Research and TransMarket Group respectively. Ritesh Nambiar is a CFA Charterholder and a Financial Risk Manager (FRM) from CFA Institute and GARP. He is done graduation (BMS Finance) and post-graduation (MMS Finance) in Management Studies from Mumbai University.
Sharwan Goyal is Fund Manager and Head – Passive, Arbitrage and Quant strategies at UTI AMC. He is a CFA Charter holder from CFA Institute, USA and also holds a Post-graduate degree in Management (MMS) from Welingkar Institute of Management, Mumbai. He has over 16 years of experience in Risk Management, Equity Research, Portfolio Analysis and Fund Management at UTI AMC.
Sudhir Agrawal is Executive Vice President & Fund Manager – Fixed Income at UTI AMC Ltd. He joined UTI AMC in 2009 after 4 years of experience. He is a CFA Charter holder from The CFA Institute, USA. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management and a Masters in Commerce. He has previously worked with CARE (Credit Analysis and Research Ltd.), Transparent Value LLC and Tata Asset Management Company Ltd in different roles. He is Fund Manager managing various debt schemes.
Vishal Chopda is Vice President & Fund Manager – Equity. Vishal joined UTI AMC in January 2011 as Research Analyst and has covered FMCG, Retail, Consumer Durables, Telecom, Cement, and Building Materials in his research role. He took up fund management responsibilities in February 2018. Prior to joining UTI AMC, he worked with CARE Ratings and TCS. He holds PGDM from Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon and CFA charter from CFA Institute, USA. He completed his Bachelor of Engineering from Mumbai University.
Niranjan Das joined UTI AMC Ltd. in 1992. He has been part of Dealing team since July 2007.He is a Commerce Graduate. He holds a Master's degree in Commerce & Business Administration with specialization in Finance. He has been handling Primary Market investments both for Equity and Debt Markets. The responsibilities handled as part of dealing function are execution of secondary market Equity and Gold ETF transaction. Prior to dealing he had handled various responsibilities in Sales & marketing, Investor services from 1992 to 2007. He has a total work experience of 30 Years.
Kamal Gada is a Vice President and research analyst in the equities team of the mutual fund operations of the company. He tracks the Oil & Gas, Agrochemicals and Media sectors. Kamal joined UTI AMC Ltd in 2008, prior to that he has worked in the Oil & Gas sector with India’s leading refinery and oil marketing company, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited in their finance department. He is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and has also cleared the Level 3 exam of the CFA program conducted by the CFA Institute, USA.
Jaydeep Bhowal, Fund Manager & Vice President began his career with UTI in November 2009. He has more than 10 years of experience and had been involved in various roles at UTI. Presently he is working as Dealer in Department of Fund Management - Fixed Income and is one of the Fund Manager for UTI Gilt Fund with 10 years Constant Duration. He is holding CA degree from ICAI and also PGDFM from Welingkar Institute of Management, Mumbai.
Deepesh Agarwal is working with UTI AMC Ltd as Senior Associate Vice President (Equity) – Department of Fund Management since November 2017. In research he covers Engineering, Infrastructure, Utilities and Textile sector. Overall, he has 10.5 years of work experience with last 4.5 years at UTI preceded by 4 years stint at Ambit Capital as Equity Research Analyst and 2 years at Hexaware Technologies as Corporate Finance Executive
Amandeep Singh Chopra is the Group President & Head of Fixed Income of UTI AMC Ltd. He has been with UTI AMC since 1994 beginning his career as a ‘Research Analyst’ and then moving into the area of Fund Management. He serves on the Executive Investment Committee (EIC), Valuation Committee and the Management Committee of UTI AMC Ltd. He is also a member of the Valuation Committee of the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) and was also a member of the Corporate Bonds and Securitization Advisory Committee (CoBoSAC) of SEBI which advises SEBI on issues related to further developments of these markets. He has won several awards in the category of Best Debt Fund Manager, Best Debt Fund House and for Funds managed by him. Amandeep is a graduate in B.Sc. (Computer Science) from St. Stephens College, Delhi and an MBA from Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi.
Amit Premchandani is Senior Vice President & Fund Manager – Equity. He holds PGDM from IIM Indore and CFA charter from CFA Institute, USA. He has completed CA from ICAI. He graduated in Bachelor of Commerce in 2001 from Heramba Chandra College, Kolkata. Amit joined UTI AMC in 2009 as Senior Research Analyst and has covered Banks, NBFCs, telecom and cement in his research role. In addition, he took up portfolio responsibilities in June 2014. He has over 13 years of experience. He began his career in April 2003, after completing his CA, he joined Peerless Finance as a research analyst in the equity team. Post MBA, he joined JP Morgan in 2006, where he covered the Banking/Financial sector initially in the Global Research Centre and later moved to cover Indian Financials in JP Morgan, India. In April 2008, he joined Deutsche Securities in the role of an Associate Analyst covering Financials.
Ankit Agarwal joined UTI in August 2019. Presently he has been designated as Fund Manager; managing UTI Mid Cap Fund. He has more than 12 years of experience. Prior to joining UTI he was working with Lehman Brothers, Barclays Wealth and had been associated with Centrum Broking Ltd. also in the capacity of Sr. Vice President. He has done his graduation from National Institute of Technology (B.Tech.) and holds a post graduate degree in Management (PGDM) from IIM, Bangalore.
Sachin Trivedi is Senior Vice President and designated as Head of Research & Fund Manager, Equity at UTI AMC Ltd. He is a B.com graduate from Narsee Monjee College of Commerce, Mumbai and holds a post-graduate degree in management (MMS) from the K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai University. He also holds a CFA charter since 2004 conferred on him by the CFA Institute, USA. He began his career in June 2001, with UTI. Sachin has 16 years experience in research and portfolio management. In research he has specialized in Auto OEM, Utilities, Capital Goods and Logistics.
V. Srivatsa is an Executive Vice President & Fund Manager –Equity at UTI AMC Ltd. He is a B.Com graduate, C.A., C.W.A. and has a PGDM from IIM, Indore. He has been with UTI AMC since 2002. Prior to joining UTI he has worked with Ford, Rhodes Parks & Co., Chartered Accountants for 2 years and as Officer-Audit in Madras Cements Ltd. He started in UTI AMC in the Department of securities research covering varied sectors such as Information Technology, Capital goods and metals. He was promoted as fund manager offshore in December 2005 after a three year stint in the DOSR. He was given additional responsibilities of equity portion of hybrid funds in October 2009. He reports to the Head - Equities for both the domestic & hybrid equity schemes.
Sunil Patil is Executive Vice President & Fund Manager – Debt. He joined UTI AMC in October 1989. He has overall 28 years of experience in Primary Market Investment / Dealing and Fund Management.
Anurag Mittal is the Deputy Head - Fixed Income at UTI Asset Management Company Ltd. He is a Chartered Accountant affiliated with Institute of Chartered Accountant of India and holds a Master Degree in Accounting & Finance with specialization in Finance from London School of Economics. He previously held the office of Senior Fund Manager at IDFC Asset Management Company Private Limited and managed key IDFC debt mutual fund schemes. Prior to this, he was associated with HDFC Asset Management Company Limited as Senior Manager - Investments and Axis Asset Management Company Limited as Fund Manager - Investments, responsible for Fund Management, Dealing and Research.
Ayush Jain is a Manager and designated as Investment Associate at UTI AMC Ltd. He is a Chartered Accountant holding charter from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He began his career with UTI AMC Ltd in April, 2018 and has over 4 years of experience in Equity Research, Equity Portfolio Analysis & Portfolio Management Services.
Preethi R S is an Associate Vice President and research analyst in the domestic Equity Division of UTI Asset Management Company Ltd. She tracks the non-banking finance and automobile-ancillary sectors. Preethi was recruited by UTI AMC directly from campus in 2012 into its equity team. She holds a Bachelors’s degree in Technology from RVCE, Bangalore and a Post-graduate Diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode.
Karthikraj Lakshmanan is Senior VP and Fund Manager, Equity at UTI AMC Ltd. He is a B.Com Graduate, Chartered Accountant, holds a post-graduate degree in Business management (PGDBM) from SPJIMR, Mumbai and has Cleared CFA (CFAI, US). He has total work experience of around 17 years. Prior to joining UTI in July 2022, he was working as a Senior Fund Manager, Equities with Baroda BNP Paribas Asset Management. He has worked with ICICI Bank, Goldman Sachs and ICICI Prudential AMC in the past.