Prakhar Bansal, CFA
Assistant Vice President, Managing Director of Strategy

Prakhar is the assistant vice president, managing director of strategy, focused on the overall investment strategy for the endowment. He joined the Office of Investments in 2003 as the manager of quantitative research and was responsible for risk management and asset allocation decisions. He has subsequently served in various portfolio management roles at the Office of Investments, including senior portfolio manager for real assets (2012-2014), senior portfolio manager for the public markets and absolute return portfolios (2009-2012), and manager of absolute return investments (2006-2009). Prior to joining the University, Prakhar was a senior quantitative analyst with Morningstar.

Prakhar earned an MBA in analytic finance and economics with high honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, an MS from The Ohio State University, and B.Tech. from The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India. He is a CFA Charterholder.