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Shailen Aggarwal

Shailen Aggarwal

Shailen Aggarwal graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from the National University of Singapore (NUS). After graduating, Shailen interned as an equity research analyst at Maybank Kim Eng Securities, where he explored investment opportunities in the Indian retail sector while investigating macro-economic trends, conducting primary and secondary research, creating financial models and performing sensitivity analysis. In his final year thesis, he analyzed daily stock market data from multiple stock exchanges to identify the prevailing inefficiencies in the markets. Upon graduation, he joined the strategic consulting division at Ernst and Young (EY) as an analyst and was promoted to associate consultant within a year. During his tenure at EY, he worked extensively on entry strategy, financial analysis and business planning and was part of the core team for setting up business processes for various new insurance companies. He has passed 2 levels of the CFA exam and 1 level of FRM and is currently a CFA Level 3 candidate. He is also a member of Mensa International. In his leisure time he enjoys photography, scuba diving, travelling, Formula 1, and football.