DSP BlackRock Investment Managers Pvt. Ltd today announced the appointment of Gopal Agrawal as Senior Fund Manager and Head of Macro Strategy. Gopal will be part of the equity investments team in Mumbai.
Gopal has previously worked with Tata Asset Management Ltd as Chief Investment Officer (CIO)-Equity after spending nearly a decade at Mirae Asset Mutual Fund where he was the overall CIO and Strategist. Gopal previously worked with SBI Mutual Fund as a fund manager, managing some of its marquee funds.
In the last 20 years Gopal has extensive experience in sectors like Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, Capital Goods, Power, Metals, Shipping, Chemicals & Fertilizers and Engineering. Gopal has done his B.E. (Chemical) from Govt. Engineering College (NIT) Raipur where he was a University topper. He is an MBA from VGSOM, IIT Kharagpur.
Kalpen Parekh, President, DSP BlackRock, said “Gopal brings with him valuable experience and insights from managing a variety of mandates very successfully. He also possesses complementary skill set of connecting macro trends to companies and portfolio construction. I welcome Gopal to the DSP BlackRock family. We will continue to attract top talent and keep investing in our investment platforms to deliver long term performance.”
Vinit Sambre, Head – Equities, DSP BlackRock said “I am pleased to welcome Gopal to this highly passionate team of people, with diverse skill sets that complement each other, which is the hallmark of our institutionalized investment platform.”
Gopal Agrawal, Senior Fund Manager and Head – Macro Strategy, DSP BlackRock said, “I am delighted to become part of the growing energy and momentum at DSP BlackRock and look forward to being part of the rich and well-rounded equity fund management team and building an exciting career ahead.”