Speaker Profile

Hari N. Hariharan

Chairman & CEO
NWI Management LP

Hari Hariharan is the Chairman and CEO of NWI Management LP (NWI), a global macro hedge fund group specializing in fixed income, currencies and rates with an emphasis on emerging markets. NWI currently manages around $4.3 billion in assets for private investment funds and accounts. NWI’s main fund, NWI Emerging Market Fixed Income Master Fund, was ranked #40 in Barron’s list of Best 100 Hedge Funds, based on three-year performance for the period ending December 31, 2013.

Mr. Hariharan is also the Chief Investment Officer of Blackstone NWI Asset Management L.L.C., an investment advisor in the long-biased emerging markets fixed income space jointly owned by NWI and Blackstone Alternative Asset Management.

From 1976 to 1993, Mr. Hariharan was at Citibank N.A. during which time he built several different and highly successful businesses for the bank globally. In 1993, Hari founded the hedge fund group Santander New World Investments Group which was spun off in 1999 as NWI Management LP.

His formal education took place at the Harvard Business School (Program for Management Development), the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad (MBA-Finance) and at the University of Madras (Bachelor of Commerce - Accounting).

Mr. Hariharan is a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York Foreign Exchange Committee as well as a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Profile as of 3/3/2016