SBI Funds Portfolio Management Services
Senior Management

With 25 years of rich experience in fund management, we at SBI Funds Management Pvt. Ltd. bring forward our expertise by consistently delivering value to our investors. We have a strong and proud lineage that traces back to the State Bank of India (SBI) - India's largest bank. We are a Joint Venture between SBI and AMUNDI (France), one of the world's leading fund management companies.

SHRI ASHWANI BHATIA
Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer
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SHRI ASHWANI BHATIA
Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Ashwani Bhatia is an Officer in the rank of Chief General Manager of State Bank of India (SBI) and is on deputation to SBI Funds Management Private Limited since July 09, 2018.
Mr. Bhatia started his career with SBI in 1985 as Probationary Officer. Over a period of 33 years with SBI, he has traversed through various functions and assignments. Before joining SBI Funds Management Private Limited, his last assignment was Chief General Manager (Officer on Special Duty), Corporate Centre in SBI, Mumbai (February 2018– July 2018), where he was responsible for revamping of Credit Structure and processes of the Bank.
Some of the other key assignments held by Mr. Bhatia during last 10 years in SBI are as under :
# SBI Capital Markets Limited, President & COO & Whole time Director, Mumbai (November 2015 to February 2018)
# State Bank of India, Chief General Manager- SME, Mumbai (August 2015 to November 2015)
# State Bank of India, General Manager, Heading Retail operations in Punjab & Chandigarh, (May 2014 to August 2015)
# State Bank of India, General Manager, Heading retail operations of Haryana, HP and Jammu & Kashmir (October 2012 to May 2014)
# State Bank of India, Deputy General Manager, Heading Commercial Branch at Chandigarh (August 2011 to September 2012)
# State Bank of India, Deputy General Manager, Head of Forex Treasury, Mumbai (April 2011 to August 2011)
# State Bank of India, Deputy General Manager, Heading the Interest Rates Desk in Treasury, Mumbai (September 2008 to March 2011)
# State Bank of India, Assistant General Manager, Chief Dealer – Equities in the Treasury Department, Mumbai (July 2003 to September 2008)
Mr. Navneet Munot
CIO
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Mr. Navneet Munot
CIO
Mr. Navneet Munot joined SBI Funds Management Private Limited as Chief Investment Officer in December 2008. He brings with him over 15 years of rich experience in Financial Markets. Most recently, he was the Executive Director & Head - multi-strategy boutique with Morgan Stanley Investment Management. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley Investment Management, he worked as the Chief Investment Officer - Fixed Income and Hybrid Funds at Birla Sun Life Asset Management Company Ltd. Several funds managed by Navneet got recognition for their consistent superior risk-adjusted performance and won several awards from independent agencies such as CRISIL-CNBC TV 18, ICRA, and Reuters Lipper and got top ranking in Value Research. Navneet had been associated with the financial services business of the group for over 13 years and worked in various areas such as fixed income, equities and foreign exchange. His articles on matters related to financial markets have widely been published. Navneet is a postgraduate in accountancy and business statistics and a qualified Chartered Accountant. He is also a charter holder of the CFA Institute USA and CAIA Institute USA. He is also an FRM charter holder of Global Association of Risk professionals (GARP).
Portfolio Management Team
Mr. Narayan Kini
Head
Portfolio Management Service
Retail Division
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Mr. Narayan Kini
Head – Portfolio Management Service, Retail Division
Mr. Kini has been working with SBI Funds Management Pvt. Ltd. since 2004. Before starting the new initiative on Retail PMS, he was the Zonal Head - South India, and prior to that he was the Regional Head - Karnataka. Prior to SBI Funds Management, he has worked for institutions like Karvy, Way2wealth, Alpic Finance and 20th Century Finance in various capacities. Mr. Kini is a graduate in commerce from Bangalore University and Certified Financial Planner, with total experience of 23 years in finance and financial services.
Mr. Richard D’souza
Fund Manager
Portfolio Management Services
Retail Division
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Mr. Richard D’souza
Fund Manager – Portfolio Management Services, Retail Division
Richard D’souza has been associated with SBI Funds Management Pvt. Ltd since April 2010. He brings with him more than 18 years of experience in equities as a research analyst and fund manager. Prior to joining SBI Funds Management, Richard worked with ASK Investment Managers as a Portfolio Manager. He has also worked as a research analyst with several organizations including Antique Stock Broking, Sunidhi Securities, and Alchemy Share & Stock Brokers among others. Richard is a Science Graduate from the University of Bombay.
Mr. Ashok Taparia
Chief Manager
PMS Operations
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Mr. Ashok Taparia
Chief Manager – PMS Operations
Ashok Taparia joined SBI Funds Management Pvt. Ltd (SBIFMPL) in March 2010, as the Chief Manager - PMS Operations Ashok is a Chartered Accountant and has done Master of Commerce from Mumbai University. He is also pursuing for Company Secretary - Final level, and has with him over 10 years of work experience in the fields of Operations, Accounts and Finance. Prior to SBIFMPL, he worked as with various leading organizations like Birla Sun Life AMC Ltd, Angel Broking and MF Global Sify Securities India Pvt Ltd.
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