Samvit PrakashManaging Partner / CIO at StratoBridge Asset Management
Samvit Prakash has over 18 years of market experience at firms including HBK, Prosiris, Metacapital, BNP Paribas and The World Bank. He has a PhD in Applied Mathematics with a specialization in Mathematical Finance from the University of Maryland, College Park. Mr. Prakash started his career at The World Bank Treasury in Assets and Liability Management (ALM) group in 2003. He was responsible for hedging the Bank’s loan portfolio of over $125BN across G-7 currencies, as well as structuring new hedge products for member countries on their existing loans. Mr. Prakash moved to Wall Street in 2008 as an interest rate, inflation, volatility and MBS desk-strategist at BNP Paribas. He then moved to trading Agency MBS within BNPP. He left BNPP to join Metacapital’s Agency MBS portfolio management team. In addition to portfolio management, he was also responsible for prepayment analytics, ideas and market risk generation. Mr. Prakash also worked at Prosiris and HBK where he managed their Agency MBS portfolios. Mr. Prakash has extensive portfolio management experience across Fixed Income including MBS, structured credit, interest rates, inflation and volatility.