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Risk management is a critical function in finance and its importance continues to grow with each passing crisis. Firms, big and small, now invest heavily in this area to protect themselves and their clients. As a result, risk specialists are among the most sought-after professionals today, with careers offering attractive opportunities and growth.

In this webinar, Raghuvir Mukherji, senior executive vice president and head, Risk Management and Wealth Compliance, IIFL Private Wealth, helps us understand the risk management landscape in India. He explains the opportunities available as well as pathways for CFA® charterholders and candidates looking to make a successful career in this space.

Learning outcomes:

  • Gain an overview of the risk management landscape in India
  • Learn about career opportunities for CFA charterholders and candidates
  • Review hiring practices, roles, and responsibilities
  • Understand career paths and competencies required

This is the archived version of live webinar that took place on 8th July 2021

About the Speaker(s)

Raghuvir Mukherji Picture
Raghuvir Mukherji

Raghuvir Mukherji is the head of risk management and wealth compliance at IIFL Wealth Management and oversees broking and depository participant compliance. He looks at enterprise risks across its distribution, broking, lending, asset management, and trust services businesses.

Mukherji has nearly two decades of experience spanning various domains, including commercial banking, equity research, securities services, functional consulting for technology companies, and risk management, with firms like Citi, HSBC, JPMorgan, and Infosys, of which the past nine years have been in risk management roles. He is an alumnus of St. Xavier’s College Kolkata, a chartered accountant, and a Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) accredited by the Global Association of Risk Professionals in the United States.

Biharilal Deora
Biharilal Deora CFA, CIPM

Biharilal Deora is a director at Abakkus Asset Manager LLP, an India-focused asset management company. His investment expertise spans a broad array of asset classes. Prior to joining Abakkus, Mr. Deora was managing corporate, family office, and university clients. He began his career as a financial analyst at leading financial services firms, such as Credit Suisse and Fidelity Investments. Mr. Deora holds a master’s degree in commerce from Veer Narmad South Gujarat University.
He is a top-ranking chartered accountant and a certified financial planner. Mr. Deora serves as a director on the board of CFA Society India and is a visiting faculty member for advanced finance programs.