Manish Das is a managing director in Duff & Phelps’ Complex Asset Solutions practice in London. Manish advises board members, CEOs, CFOs and CROs of various financial institutions, and trading enterprises on Enterprise Risk Management, Complex Valuation and Regulatory Finance issues. His team provides alternative and illiquid asset valuations, commodity-related valuation and risk advisory service offerings. Manish leads the delivery of Risk Analytic and Capital Management 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 18 years’ of experience leading risk management, pricing and valuation efforts within various financial institutions, commodity investment and trading enterprises and energy utilities. Manish has significant experience in interacting with regulators, across various jurisdictions (US, UK, Europe and Asia) and in re-mediating market, credit and valuation risk issues, bolstering capital adequacy and stress testing processes where needed. His team develops analytics and models for the forecasting, monitoring, quantifying, qualifying and reporting of material risks. He advises portfolio managers actively with the development of risk mitigation strategies and macro hedging approaches for rates, FX, commodity exposures.

Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Manish was the global head of valuations risk for GE Capital Treasury where he was responsible for managing debt and derivative valuations risk for a $200B+ exposure. He was also the Global Head of Commodity Market Risk and 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. In addition, he managed $3B in annual commodity procurement risk for the GE Industrial Companies across Base and Precious Metals, Energy Products, Alloys, Fuels and Rare Earth Materials.

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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