MD & CEO , Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC Limited
Mr. A. Balasubramanian is the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC Limited. A stalwart of the mutual fund industry, he brings with him nearly three decades of rich experience in the Mutual Fund industry as Portfolio Manager both in Fixed Income and Equity.
Prior to assuming the role of the CEO in 2009, Mr. Balasubramanian served as Chief Investment Officer from 2006-2009. As MD & CEO, Mr. Balasubramanian oversees over Rs. 2.5 lakh crore in Assets Under Management at Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC, one of the leading Asset Managers in India with a 25 year rich legacy of wealth creation for its investors. He also oversees global mandates through its subsidiary company in Singapore and Dubai, apart from overseeing Alternate Investment Funds, Real Estate and PMS business. Mr. Balasubramanian has been awarded CEO of the Year title by Asia Asset Management in 2018 and 2020. Under his leadership, the AMC has been conferred with accolades from various external and media agencies. Prior to joining ABSLAMC in the year 1994, he worked with GIC Mutual Fund, Can Bank Financial Services and Pandit & Co. between 1989 to 1994.
Mr. Balasubramanian is closely associated with key industry bodies. Currently, he is on the Board of Governors of National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM), which is a SEBI established entity. He is also a member of SEBI Investor Protection and Education Fund (IPEF) and the Corporate Bonds and Securitization Advisory Committee (CoBoSAC). Apart from these prestigious roles, he plays an active role in AMFI (Association of Mutual Funds in India) as a Director of the Board. He has also held the position of Chairman of AMFI for 2 years from 2016-2018.
Mr. Balasubramanian is involved with philanthropic work through various charitable organisations. He is actively engaged in initiatives towards Mother & Child healthcare, and supporting Indian Arts & Culture. He is one of the active members at Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Centre for Child Heart Care. He is also associated with Sathya Sai University, Gulbarga that imparts knowledge on Human Excellence to students during their higher education. He promotes Indian Arts and Village Traditional Culture by being a Trustee at Melattur Bhagavata Mela Foundation. He is also associated with Fine Arts Society, Chembur as an Advisor to the Trustee.
He has done his BSc in Mathematics and MBA, apart from being an Alumnus of IIM Bangalore and Harvard University through their Advanced Management Programme.