A seasoned team with diverse backgrounds and expertise.

Jay Kumar

Jay Kumar

Founding Director, Chief Analyst

Jay has over 25 years of investment and data-driven research experience with firms such as ANZ, ING & Morningstar Inc.

Recognised by his industry peers as an innovator and thought leader, Jay’s predictive empirical work has been published in several journals covering diverse topics such as corporate strategy, financial distress, capital markets and disruptive trends within financial services.

After identifying a gap for forensic research in the financial services market, Jay founded Foresight Analytics in 2015, utilising his research and significant institutional asset management experience. Since then, Foresight has served over 25 clients across Asia and Pacific region.

Daniel Grioli

Daniel Grioli

Strategist - Portfolio Solutions & Digital Content

Daniel has over 20 years of experience as an institutional investor, portfolio manager, strategist and research analyst.

Prior to joining Foresight Analytics in June 2021, Daniel spent 4 years running an absolute return hedge fund in Melbourne. Daniel spent 10 years allocating capital on behalf of superannuation (pension) funds such as LUCRF Super, FuturePlus Financial Services and AUSCOAL Super. His responsibilities included asset allocation, portfolio construction and fund manager research.

His career as a capital allocator gave him a terrific vantage point from which to explore a wide variety of investment products and strategies.

Shane Lee

Shane Lee

Strategist - Strategy & Asset Allocation

Shane has around 20 years experience in various sell-side research and asset allocation roles. He was the asset allocation analyst at ANZ wealth/IOOF for a 2-year period between 2017 and 2019. Between 2015 and 2017 Shane was running his own research business providing Australian equity market and global tactical asset allocation advice to Australian pension funds and both Australian and offshore asset managers.

Akash Jattan

Akash Jattan

Strategic Advisor - Technology

Akash is our strategy and product ninja. A kiwi who lived and worked in Australia for multiple years. He is a seasoned leader focused on creating modern data strategies and scalable products for corporates to small start-ups. His product experiences are around building software-as-a-service (SaaS) to platforms-as-a-service (PaaS) products like Telstra Cloud Collaboration (over $1bn in Revenue), Cisco WebEx Teams, Telstra Big Data platform and many more.

Zarmeen Pavri

Zarmeen Pavri

Strategic Advisor - Sustainability & Impact

Zarmeen is a transformational and values-based leader with over 25 years’ experience, intersecting investment management, international development, and the social sectors. She has a multi-dimensional background that covers investments, ESG and impact advisory, institutional investor and product markets, commercialisation and impact venture capital.

Simon Ibbetson

Simon Ibbetson

Member - Investment Committee

Simon is a Sydney based experienced investment markets professional with expertise in manager research, asset allocation, manager selection and product design. He is a Director of Eternal Wealth Group. Over the past 20 years Simon has offered financial advice to insurance companies, institutional investors, superannuation and pension funds, financial planner dealer groups and fund managers.

Arjun Dev

Arjun Dev

Analyst - Data

Frederick Do

Frederick Do

Analyst - Quant

Hemanshi Kumar

Hemanshi Kumar

Associate Analyst - Research

Ishita Srivastava

Ishita Srivastava

Associate Analyst - Investments

Sambridhi Shakya

Sambridhi Shakya

Associate Analyst - Business & IT

Shruti Ghosh

Shruti Ghosh

Associate Analyst - Research