Sailesh Radha

Strategist Bio

Sailesh S Radha, B.Tech, MBA, MALD, is IMRA's Founder, President and Chief Market Strategist. Sailesh guides IMRA's global investment strategy and research covering assessments on global stock markets, equity sectors, asset allocation, and presents his views on the cyclical and secular global economic outlook.

Sailesh was Vice President at CCM Investment Advisers LLC in Columbia (South Carolina), where he served as Chief International Equity and Economic Strategist, and Portfolio Manager. While at CCM he pioneered their International Country Rotation Model (using single country ETFs) that attracted significant institutional interest as a unique approach to investing in emerging markets. He joined CCM after graduating from the Darla Moore School of Business (University of South Carolina) in Columbia (South Carolina) with a MBA (Finance & International Business) and then receiving his Master's in Law & Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy (Tufts University) in Boston, MA with an emphasis in international security, development economics and quantitative macroeconomics. Before arriving at CCM, Sailesh had stints at the World Health Organization (WHO) at Geneva, Switzerland as a research economist and at the Strategic Finance Group (SFG) of ICICI Bank at Mumbai, India as a quantitative analyst.

Before his switch to a career in finance and economics, Sailesh served in the Information Technology arena in India and the US for many years after having graduated with an under-graduate degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from India. Sailesh also has served as a guest lecturer at the University of South Carolina's Moore School of Business teaching international equity strategy. He is also an avid sports trivia buff and has a new cricket book of trivial facts out in the market called "Five Days in White Flannels".

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