Gyan Sinha

Member, International Advisory Board

Partner, KLS Diversified Asset Management, USA

Gyan Sinha is a partner and portfolio manager at KLS Diversified Asset Management, a diversified Fixed Income Asset Management firm based in New York City with over $2 Billion in assets under management.

Gyan headed the Global Structured Credit Research group at Bear Stearns, which was well known for its groundbreaking ABS/MBS prepayment and credit analysis and its cash CDO research. Over the past decade, he was consistently one of the top-ranked analysts in Institutional Investor’s (II) All-America Fixed Income Research survey for his work in asset-backed securities, notably in prepayments, ARMs and CDOs.

For 7 years, his work on ABS prepayments garnered him the first rank in the annual II polls. His work on CDOs has also been recognized as worthy of the top spot for 2 years in a row during this period. Gyan joined Bear Stearns in 1996 and was with the firm for almost 12 years. Prior to joining Bear Stearns, he was a Vice President at CS First Boston in the Mortgage Research area.

He started his career on Wall Street at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette (DLJ) where he focused on, among other things, some of the earliest sub-prime transactions in the mortgage market.

Prior to his Wall Street experience, Gyan was an Assistant Professor in the faculty of commerce at the University of British Columbia from 1991 to 1993. Mr. Sinha earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics in 1985 from Delhi University and a Ph.D in Economics from Syracuse University in 1991.