Sashi Krishnan is the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of Birla Sun Life Insurance. He joined the organization in December 2011 and has a rich experience of 25 years in the Mutual Fund and Life Insurance industry
Sashi has done his BE (Hons.) in Chemical Engineering and MSc (Hons.) in Economics from BITS, Pilani. He also has a Diploma in Management from IGNOU with a specialization in Finance. In addition, he has also done CAIIB from the Indian Institute of Bankers.
He has an extensive experience in Equity and Debt Markets. Prior to joining BSLI, Sashi was the Chief Investment Officer at Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company where he managed Assets over Rs 42,000 Cr. Besides leading the Investments team and being a member of the Investment Committee, he was also involved in product design and provided sales support.
His previous assignments include leadership roles with DBS Bank (Singapore), DBS Cholamandalam Asset Management Ltd and Unit Trust of India.
Sashi is the Member of the Index Policy Committee of India Index Services & Products Ltd and, also was the Co Chair of Life Insurance Committee of the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He has also served as the Member of the Financial Planning Standards Board, India in 2004-2006.