Mr. Parekh has over 25 years’ experience in equities and portfolio management. He heads the Equity PMS business at JM Financial Services (JMFS). Before joining JMFS, Mr. Parekh was part of the Templeton Emerging Markets Group headed by Dr. J. Mark Mobius. He was responsible for co-managing the portfolio of Templeton India Growth Fund (TIGF) and a private institutional portfolio-OMERS, a Canadian pension fund based out of Mumbai, India. He has gained varied experience across a number of emerging markets, principally India and Israel, during his tenure within Templeton Group. He has also worked with several other large investment organizations both FII’s and DII’s as a research analyst. Mr. Parekh is a qualified Associate of Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII), UK and holds a degree in MBA, Finance from the University of Stirling, UK.