Senthil Gunasekaran is an investment professional with 15+ years of experience in Sales and Investment Advisory to varied clientele. Currently, he is the Head – BFSI, ETFs & Retirement Product Solutions at HDFC Asset Management Company, where he is responsible for the Institutional Desk specialized in advising large bank treasuries, insurance companies & pension fund trusts on their investment portfolio and asset allocation as per the regulatory framework. He also heads the passive strategy sales, responsible for new product planning including traditional ETFs & multi factor/smart beta ETFs. Prior to joining HDFC AMC he was associated with Lotus AMC (JV between Temasek and Sabre Capital) and Sundaram AMC, where he was responsible for sales, business development and client relationship management divisions. Senthil holds a Bachelor’s in Engineering and MBA in Finance, he is a CFA and CAIA charter holder and a Certified Financial Planner. He is also a Chapter Executive of CAIA India.