Manish Das is a managing director in Duff & Phelps’ Complex Asset Solutions practice in London. In addition to developing energy-related valuation and risk advisory service offerings, Manish is responsible for providing complex asset and derivative valuation, risk analytics and advisory solutions for Duff & Phelps’ clients. Complex Asset Solutions comprises of ex-wall street front office quants, structurers, risk and portfolio managers, with financial engineering, quantitative modeling, risk, regulatory and capital management expertise.
Manish has over 17 years’ of experience leading risk management, pricing and valuation efforts within commodity investment and trading enterprises, investment banks and energy utilities. His product expertise spans physical commodity assets, derivatives, private equity investments, structured commodity transactions, FX, rates and credit derivatives.
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Manish was the global head of market and valuations risk for GE Capital where he managed the portfolio risk from a $12B equity commodity investment book that included power generation, oil and gas investments, midstream, upstream and downstream energy assets and agricultural investments. He managed $3B in annual commodity procurement risk for the GE Industrial Companies, and was responsible for managing debt and derivative valuations risk for a $200B+ exposure at GE Treasury.
Earlier he was the global head for valuation risk at JP Morgan’s commodity business where he was part of a deal team that built up a $3B annual Net Income business, and was actively involved in the acquisition of Bear Stearns, UBS, RBS Sempra commodity assets by J.P. Morgan. Prior to that he held various roles at Credit Suisse, Progress Energy (currently Duke Energy) and ConAgra Trade Group (currently Gavilon).
Manish holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Iowa and a Bachelors of Engineering in Electronics and Communications from Osmania University.
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