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Kartik Chawla

Senior Quantitative Research Analyst, ETF Model Portfolio Solutions at SPDR EMEA & APAC


13 Yrs

Kartik Chawla is a Senior Quantitative Research Analyst within the Model Portfolio Solutions at SPDR EMEA & APAC, the ETF arm of State Street Global Advisors. In this role, he is responsible for providing research on asset allocation using ETFs as well as analysis on how ETFs can be implemented in investment portfolios.

Before joining State Street Global Advisors, Kartik was an Associate Vice President of Delta One, Prime Services at Credit Suisse where he worked on quantitative index and ETF trading, market making, replication and rebalance strategies across EMEA and APAC equity product line.

Prior to that, Kartik also led the Index Research & Design functions of Nasdaq and S&P Dow Jones Indices, where he worked extensively on smart beta, ESG and new generation thematic strategies across different client segments. He also worked at a proprietary high frequency trading firm in India.

Kartik holds a Bachelor’s of Technology degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Kurukshetra University, India and has extensive experience in trading and quantitative research. He is proficient in various analytical programming languages including C++, C#, Matlab, R, Python, VBA, KDB q, various traditional and alternate data sets, time series forecasting, econometrics and derivatives pricing techniques.

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