The value of experience

Sunil Chadda was recently installed as head of Citisoft's hedge fund and derivatives practice. Victor Anderson speaks to him about trends that he's identified since his appointment, the impact Mifid (the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) is likely to have on the global hedge fund industry, and how sell-side systems are finding traction on the buy side.

I understand that you worked on the buy side for a number of years before joining the ranks of the consultants?

Yes. I started my career working for Schroder Asset Management in 1986 in contracts, corporate actions and dividends. I moved into special projects, which looked at systems to improve workflows and cut costs within the company. I then worked as an IT manager on the fixed-income desk, where I was involved in developing trading systems and improving data management. I joined Citisoft

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