He started his career as an intern with JM Morgan Stanley in 2003. He has been a part of Parag Parikh Financial Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd. since July 2004 in various capacities. At PPFAS Mutual Fund, apart from handling key client relationships, he is also entrusted with the fulfillment of strategic responsibilities.
Keeping with his father's, Parag Parikh's philosophy, Neil believes in Value-investing and is a strong advocate of applying behavioral finance fundamentals in investing.
Neil's academic excellence is reflected in his qualification from prestigious universities. He holds a Masters in Business Administration from IESE Business School, Spain and a BA in Economics from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Masters in Business Administration from IESE Business School, Spain and a BA in Economics from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Till March 2012 he was acting as a Chief Executive Officer of PPFAS (Sponsor Company). He has joined the company in 2001. He started his career in the year 1994 and he has experience of working in areas like: merchant banking, managing fixed income portfolio, broking operations, PMS operations. He was functioning as a Fund Manager for PMS service of PPFAS managing a portfolio of around Rs. 300 crores. He is acting as a Chief Investment Officer and Fund Manager to the Company.
B. Com(Bombay University), Chartered Accountant, CFA Charter Holder and Grad ICWA
He graduated from the University of Mumbai with a BSc in IT & MMS (Masters in Management Studies) in Finance.
Apart from being a Commerce graduate from University of Mumbai (N.M. College), he is also a Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and a CFA Charter Holder. He has also earned a Certificate for the 'NSE Debt Market Module' issued jointly by FIMMDA and NCFM. He is also featured as a regular participant on various TV channels and a columnist in select financial publications.
B.Com, M.Com (Mumbai University), Chartered Accountant, CFA Charter Holder
His earlier assignments include stints in Institutional Equity Sales at HSBC InvestDirect Securities Ltd. and Tower Capital and as a Knowledge Manager at Financial Planning Standards Board India (FPSB India).
Educational qualifications: ePGP from IIM Ahmedabad (2017-19) | Certified Financial Planner (2004) | Diploma in Securities Law from the Government Law College, Mumbai (2004) | B. Com. - H.R. College - Mumbai University (1993).