Arun has over 25 years of professional experience in equity research across domestic and international brokerage firms. His extensive experience in fundamental research has enabled him to gather domain knowledge of varied sectors like automobiles, pharmaceuticals & midcaps apart from deep understanding of the functioning of the Indian equity markets. After graduating from St. Stephens College, New Delhi, Arun qualified as a Chartered Accountant. His professional career started with ICICI, followed by stints with HSBC Securities, Paribas Capital Markets and IDFC-SSKI Securities. His last employment was as Managing Director – Research at BofA–Merrill Lynch where he worked for 11 years before founding Ampersand.