Sivananth Ramachandran

Director of Capital Markets Policy (India)
CFA Institute

Sivananth Ramachandran, CFA, CIPM (Siva) is the Director of Capital Markets Policy, India at the CFA Institute. In his role, he is responsible for advocating policy positions on issues that impact Indian capital markets, including corporate governance, ESG, and pensions. He is frequently quoted in media.

Siva has over fourteen years of experience in financial services. Prior to joining the CFA Institute, Siva worked at Morningstar, and led their global index product development team. He also served as a spokesperson for sustainability at Morningstar India. Prior to his time at Morningstar, Siva worked at MSCI where he co-authored research papers on small cap investing, portfolio construction, and economic exposure.

Siva has an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM), and Professional Risk Management (PRM) designations, and the Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting (FSA) credential provided by Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB).