Gajendra Kothari

Mr. Gajendra Kothari
CFA, ICFA

MD & CEO

Designation: Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Etica Wealth Management Private Limited.

Academics: Mr. Kothari is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charter holder. He has also successfully completed Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) & International Certificate in Financial Advice (ICFA) from London, UK. He has finished his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in Marketing & Finance from International Management Institute, New Delhi.

Experience: Mr. Kothari has more than 15 years of experience encompassing both Indian & overseas capital markets. He is leading Etica Wealth Management since 2011. His typical day at work involves overseeing the strategy of the firm, meeting the firm’s esteemed clients & managing their personal finance portfolios. Prior to joining Etica Wealth, he was Vice-President and Head – Products for the Portfolio Management Division at UTI Mutual Fund. He was also Business Development Head for the UK and European Markets for UTI International Ltd in London for a span of 3 years.

Motto: Mr. Kothari’s passion is to create financial awareness and empowerment amongst the youth of India. He has so far empowered more than 10,000 participants in the last 8 years. He has conducted more than 700 training sessions in the areas of Personal finance, Mutual Funds, Insurance etc. at SEBI Regional seminars, BSE, Indian Armed Forces, Inter-Connected Stock Exchange, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), and at various B-schools, colleges & corporate houses in the country.

Media Presence: Mr. Kothari has been interviewed and quoted by both international and domestic print media including Financial Times UK, The Economic Times, Times of India, Business Standard, Live Mint and has made live appearances on premier business channels in India like CNBC TV18, ET NOW, ZEE Business, Doordarshan, Bloomberg TV, Headlines Today & CNBC Awaaz. Mr. Kothari has been featured in the e-book “Top 10 Financial Planners in India” by jagoadvisor.com. He has also been felicitated the Wealth Forum Rising Star Award 2013.