Managing Director, Head of Americas, Global Research & Design, S&P Dow Jones Indices
Gaurav Sinha serves as Managing Director, Head of Americas, Global Research & Design at S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI). He is responsible for the conceptualization and design of new indices using a combination of analytical, commercial, and regulatory considerations. Gaurav also regularly publishes research on new and existing products, and represents S&P DJI at media engagements, conferences, and other client events.
Prior to joining S&P DJI in 2020, Gaurav spent over a decade in investment management, leading asset allocation and managing investment strategies for some of the world’s largest money managers. Most recently, he built the asset allocation business at WisdomTree Asset Management and led client engagements globally. At WisdomTree, Gaurav led a team creating and running systematic investment strategies for large institutional clients across the U.S., Latin America, Europe, Israel, and Asia Pacific. Prior to WisdomTree, Gaurav worked for Windhaven Investment Management, a Boston-based quantitative global macro RIA with roughly USD 18 billion AUM at its peak. At Windhaven, he was responsible for asset allocation, trading, and modeling research.
In addition, Gaurav has worked for Morgan Stanley and World Bank Group. As an Equity Structurer at Morgan Stanley, his team priced and calibrated all equity-exotic products that the company traded in North America. At World Bank Group, he built an asset allocation framework guiding the IFC’s credit portfolio, with USD 90 billion across 100 countries and 30 sectors.
He holds a master’s degree in financial engineering from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in technology from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).