Nirgunan is a columnist of The Edge Singapore
Investment firm Alētheia Capital has appointed Nirgunan Tiruchelvam as head of consumer and internet.
Nirgunan, a columnist of The Edge Singapore, has more than 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry focussing on emerging and frontier markets.
He joins Alētheia Capital, described as Asia’s largest independent investment advisory firm from Tellimer, where he was head of consumer and tech sector research.
He was previously with other financial institutions such as Standard Chartered, ABN Amro, and RBS, covering the technology, consumer and commodities sectors.
Nirgunan holds a BA/MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University and a MSc in Global Finance from New York University.
“He not only brings an immense knowledge and franchise of the Capital Markets but also has first-hand knowledge of delivering these services in a decentralised and independent model which Aletheia is championing,” says Ali Naqvi, CEO of Alētheia Capital.
“He also brings a unique advantage of having a strong experience of covering the old as well as the new economy stocks. We are looking forward to benefitting from his unique experience and relationships.”