Siddharth is the founder of K2 Capital, a Mumbai based Investment Advisory service. Prior to K2, he co-founded Quintessential Investment Advisors which ran an India focused absolute return strategy and was nominated by Eurekahedge in 2016 and 2018 for the Best India Hedge Fund Category. Siddharth has an MBA from Carnegie Mellon –Tepper School of Business, a B.Engg in Computer Science from the University of Mumbai and is CFA Charterholder. He started working in the investment field in 2004. Prior to moving back to India in 2014, he helped run a global, $4 Billion hedge fund specialising in volatility, credit, equity and special situations at Lazard Asset Management, New York, since 2007. Previously, Siddharth has worked as a Director at Standard & Poor’s Indices, designing several indices to track both active and passive ETFs across multiple asset classes.