Rakesh Girdharlal, FIA
Rakesh Girdharlal, FIA
Head of Liquidity and Liability Driven Investment, and Senior Portfolio Manager
Aviva Investors

Main responsibilities

Rakesh has primary responsibility for liability managed portfolios for pension and insurance clients.

As well as portfolio management, Rakesh oversees portfolio analysis, structuring and reporting for LDI portfolios and risk constrained absolute return portfolios.

Experience and qualifications

Prior to joining Aviva Investors, Rakesh was the ALM Executive at Cardano risk management, where he was responsible for LDI portfolio management and ALM for defined benefit pension schemes. He previously worked at Mercer advising defined benefit pension schemes on all aspects relating to funding, monitoring and governance. He has also worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers and Liberty Life.

Rakesh graduated with a BSc degree in Actuarial Science and Statistics from the University of the Witwatersrand and is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries