Punita Kumar-Sinha

PUNITA KUMAR-SINHA is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Managing Director
of CIBC World Markets. She is currently the Fund Manager for the NYSE-
listed India Fund Inc. and the Asia Tigers Fund Inc., managed by
Advantage Advisors, a fully owned subsidiary of CIBC Oppenheimer, a
division of CIBC World Markets. She is also involved in the development
of other international and Asian products at the firm. Ms. Kumar-Sinha
has over 12 years’ experience in academic research and fund management
in international and emerging markets. Prior to joining CIBC
Oppenheimer, she was a Portfolio Manager in the emerging markets team at
Batterymarch Financial Management, Inc., managing funds in the Indian
subcontinent. She moved to Batterymarch in 1994 after spending
approximately four years at Standish Ayer and Wood where she developed
country allocation models and strategies as part of the international
equity management team as well as researched investments in Southeast
Asia and other international markets. While at graduate school, Ms.
Kumar-Sinha interned at J.P. Morgan Investment Management and at the
IFC’s emerging markets index group. She also spent a year with the Latin
American Department of the World Bank. Ms. Kumar-Sinha has a Master’s
and PhD in Finance from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
She earned her undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering in 1985 from
the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, and an MBA from Drexel
University. She earned her CFA designation in 1996 and is a member of
the Association of Investment Management and Research and the Boston
Security Analysts Society.

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Punita Kumar-sinha - Cibc World Markets
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