Sector Focus: Industrials, Materials, Technology
International Experience: Germany, Japan
Joined Boston Common in: 2004
Praveen is a founding member of and current contributor to Boston Common’s international ESG strategy. He is also a part of the US portfolio construction teams. He brings over 25 years of investment analysis experience in equity research, as well as in telecom- and media-related corporate development. Praveen uses this professional experience to help clients grow their assets while encouraging portfolio companies to incorporate greater ESG-integrated thoughtfulness into their operations. He is a member of BCAM’s Board of Directors.
Before joining Boston Common, Praveen served as an equity analyst at Fidelity Investments, Citigroup Asset Management, and a hedge fund. While at Fidelity, Praveen managed the Select Industrial Equipment fund for two years and the Select Advisor Electronics fund for a year. At Citigroup, Praveen covered the global semiconductor industry. During his business development career at Cox Communications and GTE Wireless, Praveen worked extensively on projects in Mexico. He also worked in Japan and Germany early in his career.
Praveen received his MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and his BS in Chemical Engineering from Osmania University in India. He is a CFA charterholder. Beyond investing, Praveen enjoys spending time with his family, taking long walks, working out, reading and streaming the occasional movie.