Siddharth Vora

Siddharth Vora

A quick look at Siddharth Vora’s educational record is enough to understand how passionate and enthusiastic he is about business. Right after his schooling, he started strengthening his knowledge by enrolling in various courses. He is a Chartered Accountant, a CFA Charter holder, a Sebi-registered (NISM) portfolio manager, investment advisor, and a research analyst. He has also completed M.Sc. in Management for Business Excellence with a double diploma in World Politics from the University of Warwick. Siddharth’s educational excellence equipped him to deal with everything he was about to face in his journey in the corporate world. But his pursuit of knowledge never ended, courtesy his zest to keep learning on the job.


Siddharth’s initial tryst with finance began with an articleship at EY. He then joined Prabhudas Lilladher (PL), as a part of the Fundamental Research Team at PL Institutional Equities Research, before moving to Investment Strategy Research. He launched the Acumen series on adapting the investment frameworks of global investors to the context of Indian capital markets. After getting trained on the research side, he shifted his focus to setting up and building the quant research desk and investment advisory practice at PL. Siddharth is now the Head of Investment Strategy and Fund Manager, who now runs the active equity and quantitative investment strategies at PL PMS. Over the five years, Siddharth’s contributions in the field of research and investment have been appreciated by industry experts. He is credited with the success of Multi-Asset Dynamic Portfolio (MADP) – a first-of-its-kind quant-based tactical asset allocation strategy. Due to the positive response towards thisinvestment strategy, he was invited as the youngest speaker at the fourth edition of Alternative Investment Industry’s biggest event, PMS & AIF 4.0, held by PMS Bazaar. He is also regularly invited by national news channels such as ET Now and CNBC, to share his opinions about the industry. He is also responsible for the company’s overall strategic management for new business verticals and is involved in hiring the right talent for the company.


Siddharth’s business acumen isn’t limited to investments. He is also a young entrepreneur who started a successful FMCG brand in 2014. Saucery was the result of his love for food and business. He co-founded the venture in Mumbai and was involved in setting up business operations from scratch. Today, the company is renowned for its international gourmet dips, sauces, and condiments which are 100% vegetarian and natural.


While being dedicated to financial services, this young professional also kept a date with his other interests. In 2013, the same year that he graduated from H. R. College of Commerce & Economics, he pursued a diploma in E-business in the Digital Age from The London School of Economics and Political Science. He has also completed summer programmes at Cornell University for International Business along with an acting course at the New York Film Academy at Harvard University in 2010. Siddharth believes that life isn’t just about work. He enjoys spending time exploring new places and culinary experiences. A sports enthusiast, he is professionally trained in athletics, football, badminton and chess. Siddharth often goes on trips or sweats it out at the sports complex!