Manoj is a quantitative research analyst at V-Square Quantitative Management, working with the investment team on various parts of the investment process to support the research. His primary focus is on alternative risk premia – styles – and V-Square's SQUARED Scores™, with the objective of intentionally incorporating risk factors derived from material ESG signals.
Manoj has 8 years of experience in the financial industry, starting his career trading interest rate derivatives with a proprietary trading firm in India. Later on, he joined Goldman Sachs Asset Management as a portfolio specialist covering Fixed Income Emerging Market Debt. He next worked at State Street Global Advisor as a portfolio specialist. Manoj earned a Bachelor of Technology in Engineering Physics from the India Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras (Chennai) and recently graduated from University of Chicago with an MS in Financial Mathematics. Manoj holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation.