Managing Director & CEO – Quant Capital
Sandeep Tandon is the Managing Director & CEO of Quant Capital. Sandeep has consistently demonstrated his leadership qualities in his 18 years of experience in the financial services industry. He deserves credit for pioneering derivatives in India, and being instrumental in successfully setting up an equity derivatives desk at leading brokerage houses in the country.
Before dreaming about quant capital, Sandeep was heading the derivatives team at Kotak Securities (a JV partner of Goldman Sachs in India), and during his four-year stint at the company, Kotak Securities emerged as the market leader in the institutional derivatives segment. He has been instrumental in catapulting REFCO (now MF Global) to become a major derivatives house in the country.
Sandeep’s previous stints include a key role in setting up the equity derivatives desk at ICICI Securities as vice president. He started his career with the Economic Times Research Bureau, a research wing of the leading financial daily of India, The Economic Times.
He later joined IDBI Asset Management (now Principal Asset Management), and was part of the core team that initialized asset management, playing a key role in devising, conceptualizing and marketing one of India’s most successful mutual schemes: IDBI I-NITS 95.