Chief Research Officer, Sigma Analysis & Management Ltd.
Dr. Ranjan Bhaduri is the Chief Research Officer at Sigma Analysis & Management Ltd. Dr. Bhaduri’s role includes serving on a joint investment committee of a large institutional investor’s liquid alpha portfolio. Dr. Bhaduri conducts origination, due diligence, and hedge fund research. In addition, Dr. Bhaduri is part of the executive management team at Sigma Analysis.
Dr. Bhaduri has a winning track record of leadership and training. Several of his former analysts and interns have gone on to have successful careers and currently hold positions at prestigious organizations, including the following firms: Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Goldman Sachs, J.P Morgan, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, and Crabel Capital Management.
Dr. Ranjan Bhaduri was previously the Chief Research Officer at AlphaMetrix Alternative Investment Advisors. At AlphaMetrix, Dr. Bhaduri designed, implemented, and led an institutional due diligence and research program. Dr. Bhaduri worked closely with institutional clients on portfolio matters.
Prior to joining AlphaMetrix, he was a Vice President and on an Investment Committee at Morgan Stanley where he conducted due diligence and helped design customized portfolios of Alternatives. Earlier, he was at a Canadian Fund of Funds, and at a multibillion dollar capital management firm where he was involved in all aspects of its fund of hedge funds and structured finance business. He has also worked with two major Canadian investment banks in the Financial Strategy Consulting Group and in Global Risk Management & Control, respectively.
Dr. Bhaduri has held advisory roles at the East-West Center, a leading think tank on the Asia-Pacific region, and at ClassMouse, an early stage software company. He has taught finance and mathematics at several universities and lectured on Derivatives for the Montreal Exchange. Dr. Bhaduri has done free-lance consulting, where his clients included hedge funds and institutional investors. Dr. Bhaduri has published papers on, and been invited to speak worldwide regarding hedge fund issues, and advanced portfolio and risk management techniques. Dr. Bhaduri was invited by the CME to be part of a special delegation that met with regulators in Beijing and Taipei to discuss hedge fund issues.
Dr. Bhaduri holds both the CFA and CAIA charters. He is a member of the American Mathematical Society, the Mathematical Association of America, the Toronto CFA Society, and the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). Dr. Bhaduri previously served as a member of the All About Alpha Editorial Board, and has previously served on the CAIA Chicago Chapter Executive. Dr. Bhaduri currently serves on the Board of Directors of AIMA Canada, co-chair of AIMA Canada Managed Futures Committee, and on the AIMA Global Research Committee.