Ravi Venkataraman, CFA, is a senior managing director, and the global head of Investment Solutions for MFS Investment Management® (MFS®). He leads a global team dedicated to working with clients to develop solutions, asset allocation and capital markets views, provide insight on industry trends, best practices, MFS investor insights and proprietary research. Ravi is also responsible for MFS' thought leadership efforts across business channels. He is a member of MFS' Strategic Product Team and the Management Committee of MFS' global institutional sales and service division. Prior to his current role, he was the global head of Consultant Relations and Institutional Defined Contribution at MFS.
Before joining MFS in March 2009, Ravi spent 19 years at Mercer, most recently as president and worldwide partner in its U.S. asset management division. He previously served as the division's chief investment officer and was responsible for the asset allocation and manager selection for Mercer funds across all asset classes. In this, as well as his prior role as a regional consulting head, he brought solutions and consulting expertise to a broad range of investors. He is experienced in multiple product areas, including asset-allocation and liability driven investing, multi manager portfolio structures and DC investments.
Ravi holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from St. Xavier's College, and a Master of Arts degree in economics from Tufts University. Ravi holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. He also serves as Massachusetts Board Chair of Generation Citizen, a non-profit organization that is dedicated to training students in civic education.
Tufts University, Masters (MA) ; St. Xavier's College, University of Bombay, BA
MFS Institutional Management Committee, MFS Strategic Product Team