Hitendra Varsani, is an Executive Director within MSCI’s Core Index Research team, based in London. His research areas of focus span factor and ESG investing in equities and fixed income.
Prior to joining MSCI, Hitendra was Head of the Quantitative and Derivative Strategies team for EMEA and Asia at Morgan Stanley.
Over his career, Hitendra has published a number of papers on dynamic asset allocation, the use of alternative risk premia in portfolio design, as well as the strategic use of options and volatility related derivatives for portfolio risk management.
Hitendra has worked with broad range of investors covering the world’s leading hedge funds, asset managers, as well as asset owners, to provide bespoke services and solutions.
Hitendra holds a degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Kings College London, and a Masters in Mathematical Finance from Imperial College London.