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Management Team

Anthony Heredia,
Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer

B.Com., CA

Experience:
Anthony joined Morgan Stanley Investment Management – India as Head of Sales and Marketing in February 2007 and was promoted to CEO in 2009. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he worked for HSBC Asset Management (India) Private Limited as Head of Sales and Distribution from December 2001 to February 2007 and in Birla SunLife Asset Management Company as Assistant Vice President - Business Development from October 1995 to November 2001.

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Sridhar Sivaram,
Managing Director, Portfolio Manager

B.Com., ACA, ACS

Experience:
Sridhar joined Morgan Stanley in 1994 and has been working with the Investment Team since 1995. He has over 19 years of investment experience. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he worked with Citibank N.A. as Assistant Manager from October 1992 to March 1994 and with ANZ Grindlays Bank as an Industrial Trainee from April 1991 to September 1992.

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Amay Hattangadi,
Executive Director, Portfolio Manager

B.Com., ACA, CFA

Experience:
Amay joined Morgan Stanley in 1997 and has 16 years of investment experience. He was appointed as the co-portfolio manager of Morgan Stanley Growth Fund in 2004. Amay received his Bachelors degree in Commerce from the University of Mumbai. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

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Jayesh Gandhi,
Executive Director, Portfolio Manager

B.Com, ACA, MIM, CFA

Experience:
Jayesh Gandhi is the Lead Portfolio Manager for multi/mid-cap equity strategies. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2007 and has over 15 years of investment experience. Prior to joining the Firm, he worked with Birla Sunlife Asset Management. Jayesh received his Bachelors degree in Commerce from the University of Mumbai. He has obtained Master of International Management degree from Thunderbird, USA and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He is also an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

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Ritesh Jain,
Executive Director, Portfolio Manager

B.Com. (Hons.), PGDBA

Experience:
Ritesh Jain is the Head of Fixed Income and is the Lead Portfolio Manager for the India Fixed Income boutique. He has overall responsibility for the management of all liquid and fixed income products for the Investment Management business in India. Ritesh joined Morgan Stanley in March 2009 and has over 15 years of experience in investment management. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he was Head of Fixed Income at Principal PNB Asset Management Company Pvt. Ltd. He holds a PGDBA from K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai and B.Com (Hons.) from University of Calcutta.

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Swanand Kelkar,
Executive Director, Portfolio Manager

B.Com., ACA, PGDM

Experience:
Swanand joined MSIM in 2007 and was appointed as the co-portfolio manager of Morgan Stanley Growth Fund in 2012. He has 9 years of investment experience. Prior to this, he has worked with HSBC Asset Management and Fidelity India. He received his Bachelors degree in commerce from the University of Mumbai and PGDM from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He is also an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

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Dhaval Shah,
Vice President, Portfolio Manager

B.Com., MBA, CFA

Experience:
Dhaval is a member of the investment team covering Indian equities for multi/mid cap equity strategies. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2011 and has 8 years of investment experience. Prior to joining the firm, he has worked with Reliance Capital Asset Management Ltd. He received his Bachelors degree in Commerce from the University of Mumbai and MBA from Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, University of Mumbai. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

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Piyush Baranwal,
Vice President, Portfolio Manager

B.E., PGDBM, CFA

Experience:
Piyush joined Morgan Stanley in 2011 in the India Fixed Income boutique. He has over 5 years of experience in investment management. His current role includes assisting in fund management and monitoring credits. Prior to this, he worked with Principal PNB Asset Management Company, assisting in management of about a billion dollar of assets and monitoring credits. Piyush holds a PGDBM from S. P. Jain Institute of Managements & Research, Mumbai and a B.E. from Manipal Institute of Technology. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst Designation.

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Suresh Nair,
Executive Director, Head of Operations

B.Com., CA

Experience:
Suresh joined Morgan Stanley in 2000 and has 14 years of Operations experience. He was appointed as the Head of Operations for Morgan Stanley Investment Management, India in 2011. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Suresh worked with Export Import Bank of India as Deputy Manager and with Haribhakti and Co. as Audit Manager. Suresh received his Bachelors degree in Commerce from the University of Mumbai and is a Chartered Accountant.

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Siddhartha Gupta,
Vice President, Investor Relations Officer

B.Com., ACA

Experience:
Sidhartha joined Morgan Stanley as an Associate in December 2003. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley he worked with ING Investment Management in their operations division. He has over 12 years of experience in Mutual Fund industry. Sidhartha received his Bachelors degree in Commerce from the University of Mumbai. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

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Sonali Bendke,
Vice President - Compliance

B.Com., ACS

Experience:
Sonali joined MSIM in October 2007, and has over 12 years of experience in Legal & Compliance area. Prior to joining the firm, Sonali was a Senior Manager Legal, Compliance and Corporate Secretarial with Principal PNB Asset Management Co. Pvt. Ltd. from May 2004 to October 2007, and prior to that she worked with Reliance Capital Asset Management Company Ltd. Sonali received a Bachelor of Commerce from University of Mumbai, and Company Secretary designation from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

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