Valli is an experienced Equity Analyst and Fund Manager, specialising in European Consumer Goods and Emerging Markets. She worked for AllianceBernstein between 2000 and 2009, where she managed the consumer sleeve of the International Research Growth Fund and covered Consumer Staples and Luxury Goods. Prior to that she worked for Gartmore as a Research Analyst covering Emerging Markets. Valli has been awarded Institutional Investor Best of the Buyside and number 1 ranking in Thomson Extel survey in her field. Valli has a BSc in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics.
Shantanu joined Trinetra in 2019 and works on specific research topics. He also provides operational support. He is an experienced financial services professional, having worked at Citigroup for 10 years at Citigroup in India and the UK. Prior to joining Trinetra he was Director at an advisory services firm providing outsourced CFO services to small and mid cap enterprises. Before that he worked for an NGO for three years, researching the impact of micro-insurance on health and wellness in rural areas of India. Shantanu holds an MBA from London Business School and a BA and MA in Economics from Delhi University.
Tassos founded Trinetra in 2016 as a small, dedicated investment boutique using ethnographic research to capture growth opportunities in emerging markets. Prior to that he was Head of EM Growth Equity at Ashmore which he joined after nine years at AllianceBernstein where he was Portfolio Manager for Emerging Consumer, Global Growth and Thematic equity products. He was previously a Managing Director at Credit Suisse - for six years he was the senior analyst for European travel and leisure, twice ranked #1 in the Institutional Investor survey, and then he was a Portfolio Manager for a year at the firm's internal hedge fund, Modal Capital. He also spent eight years as a Chartered Accountant and then as a management consultant at Arthur Andersen. Tassos holds an MA in Economics from Cambridge University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
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Andy has over 17 years of experience in research. He was a Director of Research at AllianceBernstein in New York, focusing on the impact of major strategic shifts, including those caused by disruptive technologies. Before that he covered consumer and TMT sectors as a senior equity analyst in London, having started his investment career at AXA Investment Managers. His sector focus included telecommunications, airlines, leisure and retail. He was awarded Institutional Investor Best of the Buyside and achieved a number 1 ranking in the Thomson Extel survey. In 2012 he became a Deputy Director in the UK Civil Service, where he advised the Cabinet Office and HM Treasury on economic policy. He then co-founded advisory firm Fingleton, providing strategic advice on competition and regulatory issues to CEOs and government departments. Andy has a BA and MA in Zoology from Oxford University.