Aparna joined SBIFM in 2007 as a research analyst and was subsequently promoted as a Portfolio Manager. Prior to SBI Funds Management, she was a research analyst with Sahara Asset Management and Birla Global Finance for four years. In 1989, Aparna started her career with Unit Trust of India (UTI) Asset Management. Aparna has been associated with the investment & fund management team of Unit Trust of India (UTI) for more than 11 years. Aparna is a Science graduate and she is also graduate in general law from Mumbai University. Along with this she also holds a Masters degree in Finance and a post-graduate diploma in Treasury & Forex Management from ICFAI University.