Nilesh Fernando, CFA

Manager, Trading & Market Analyst, Public Market Investments

Nilesh Fernando oversees trading for the Shanda Group in the global public markets, specializing in equities, derivatives and commodities. He also covers global macro markets and company-specific technical analysis for the group.


Prior to joining Shanda Nilesh was Head of Trading for The Harmony Group which specialized in event-driven trading strategies. Before that, he was Head of Trading for LAPP Emerging Markets L.P. and prior to LAPP, he was a regional sales representative for Bloomberg L.P. in Singapore.


Nilesh received a full scholarship to the University of Leicester where he received a BSc in Mechanical Engineering and graduated with 1st Class honors. Prior to Leicester, he graduated from Temasek Polytechnic where he was named to the Director’s List. Nilesh is a CFA charter holder since 2014.