Head of Indian Equities
Ajay is Head of Indian Equities and the lead manager of the Baring India Fund. He also takes the lead role in India specialist research. Ajay joined Barings in September 2011 from Birla Sunlife Asset Management with 18 years’ of investment experience based in India. At Birla Sunlife, Ajay managed the India Excel Fund and the India Advantage Fund. The India Advantage Fund was ranked 4 Stars by Morningstar. Prior to Birla, Ajay was with UTI Asset Management Company and was responsible for managing offshore funds including a diversified India Fund, India IT Fund, India Pharma fund and India Infrastructure Fund. Ajay received his Bachelor of Technology degree from IIT, Mumbai and a PGDM (equivalent of MBA) from IIM, Bangalore. He speaks fluent Hindi.