After receiving his master’s degree in biotechnology from the Indian Institute of Technology in 2000, Mr. Sharma began his career in management consulting at Deloitte. In 2005, Mr. Sharma enrolled at Harvard Business School where he received his MBA in 2007. Upon graduation, Mr. Sharma joined BlackRock in its Special Opportunities Group, where he was involved in the creation, structuring, portfolio monitoring, and liquidation of several opportunistic vehicles across fixed income, equity and alternatives in both public and private markets. In 2013, Mr. Sharma joined PineBridge Investments, where he led the $14 billion multi-asset business’ global client capabilities, while also contributing to investment research, strategy and portfolio implementation. In 2019, Mr. Sharma left PineBridge Investments and joined Emles Advisors LLC in the role of Chief Investment Officer.