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NARESH GARG

Adjunct Faculty


Education

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), ICFAI, India (1996)
  • MBA (Finance), 1st Rank Holder, Double Gold Medallist, OU, India (1989)
  • IAC (I & II), London, UK Securities Institute (2000)
  • MIE (Electrical Engineering), Institution of Engineers, India (1985)
  • CAIIB (MF) – Highest Rank, IBA, India (1992)
SUBJECTS TAUGHT / STUDENT PROJECT MENTOR
  • Portfolio Management

    Occasionally teaches:
  • Financial Markets
  • Financial Statements Analysis
EXPERIENCE

Professional Teaching Assignments

  • Adjunct Faculty at SP Jain School of Global Management; subjects taught include Finance specialisation subjects (November 2016 – Present)
  • Visiting Faculty at Institute of Capital Market (ICM), Navi Mumbai, India; subjects covered include Investments, Security Analysis & Portfolio Management, Economics – Macro and Micro, Project Appraisals, Risk Management in Portfolios, etc. (1996 – 2003)
  • Delivered lectures in Staff Training College of RBI, Mumbai, India
  • Addressed Seminar at CII, Mumbai, India on Offshore Funds
  • Chief Speaker at a major seminar in Mumbai organised by ICFAI on Global Market Meltdown in 2008-2009

Important Courses & Trainings Attended

  • International Senior Executive Course, Manchester Business School (2002)
  • Project Appraisal & Risk Analysis, Harvard’s International Program
  • Managing Growth in Financial Services, Manchester Business School
  • Asset Liability Management, Euromoney
  • Project Finance, Euromoney
  • Strategies & Practices in Portfolio Management, CFA, Singapore
  • Fund Manager Course, UTI Institute of Capital Markets (UTIICM) Mumbai, India
  • Merchant Banking Course (Reserve Bank of India)
  • Risk Management for Financial Services, UTIICM, Mumbai, India
  • Derivatives, BSE, Mumbai, India
  • Computer Programming, FORTRAN-IV, Central Designing Organisation, New Delhi, India

Corporate Experience

  • Professional experience of over 29 years in the Investment and Portfolio Management areas of Mutual Fund Industry, of which over 8 years is as Chief Executive Officer. He has also managed functions as Chief Investment Officer for over 14 years.

Important Conferences/Seminars Attended

  • International Euromoney Conference 1999, Euromoney
  • Impact of Capital Account Convertibility on Financial & Corporate Sector in India, Imperatives of Restructuring, ASSOCHAM, New Delhi, India
  • National Seminar on “Corporate Governance”, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi, India
  • Options & Futures, UTIICM, Mumbai, India
  • India Power 1996, IPPAI, New Delhi
  • Venture Capital Financing, SIDBI, Mumbai, India
  • Assets Securitisation, Citibank
  • Managing Change (Raghuraman C – a renowned Management Expert)
  • Mutual Fund - The New Frontiers, UTIICM, Mumbai
  • Information Technology, UTI, Mumbai, India
  • Mutual Funds - Focus for 1999, Deutsche Bank
  • E-Biz India 1999, NASSCOM
  • Personal Growth Lab, Fr A Bhulchand – an expert
  • Investment Conference, Morgan Stanley

Memberships

  • Member of IE, CFA

Board Level Experience

  • Has been Director on the Boards of:

    • India Fund (Mauritius), an offshore fund company
    • Dalmia Cements (Bharat), a large cement company
    • Bhushan Steels & Strips, a cold rolled steel company
    • Derby Textile, a textile company
    • M/S N R Aggarwal & Co, a paper company
  • Currently, an Independent Director in Shreem Corporate Advisors

Awards & Recognition

  • Winner of the prestigious ‘British Chevening – Manchester Business School Scholarship – 2002’ for the Senior Executives sponsored by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, UK and Manchester Business School
  • Winner of ‘Young Manager Competition’ 1993 (Western Region) conducted by the All India Management Association. Theme: ‘Managing Competition-Successful Strategies’
  • Won two Gold Medals for securing 1st rank in the university and 1st rank in Finance Specialisation – MBA
  • Merit Certificate for securing the highest rank (All-India level) in ‘Security Evaluation & Investment Analysis’ in CFA
  • World Rankings for Schemes Managed at UTI and Sahara Mutual Fund

Other Professional Activities

  • Actively involved in setting up a Joint Venture Offshore Asset Management Company in one of the neighbouring countries for managing mutual funds in that country. Steps were initiated to form the first Joint Venture AMC in that country after successful completion of the due diligence process.
  • Part of the core team to formulate Asset Quality Standards and Risk Management Strategies for the mutual fund assets in UTI
  • Involved in interaction with Senior Investment Management Teams of leading institutions through Senior Executives Meetings (SEMs) and Meeting of Investment Institutions (MIIs) during his tenure in the Department of Investment
  • As part of the Senior Management Team, organised marketing efforts for the important schemes among Institutional and Retail Investors as well as addressing marketing teams at various centres across India
  • Was a member of the Investment Advisory Committee (IAC) for the Specified Undertaking of the Unit Trust of India
  • Designing and successful floatation of US 64 Bond issue of the size of over INR 8,400 crore
  • Selected for the prestigious ‘British Chevening Scholarship’ for the year 2002 sponsored by the British Government