About Me

Amol Ashok Sahasrabudhe an investment risk management and portfolio construction specialist with several years of experience building asset management products in the multi-portfolio and multi-strategy space. His expertise ranges across asset classes covering equities, macro, credit and quantitative strategies. He co-founded the AB Arya Partners fund at AllianceBernstein and served as the SBU's Chief Risk Officer. Amol brings over 22 years of experience building financial portfolios, developing investment products, and maintaining strong relationships with investors in foundations, pensions and private wealth management. Sahasrabudhe has also been deeply involved in manager selection, allocation, and technology development for asset and operations management.

Amol Sahasrabudhe Career History

Amol holds multiple degrees and high-level certificates, and he combines them with real-world experience and high-level investment acumen.

When Sahasrabudhe came to A.B., he focused primarily on the AB Arya Partners Group as Chief Risk Officer. He planned multi-year risk strategies for Arya Partners and other strategies within Arya and built technology to measure performance. Sahasrabudhe reduced the firm's internal and external risk by establishing protocols for recruitment, defining strategy mandates for investments, and talent development.

Amol Sahasrabudhe guided Arya's development of complex strategies to maximize returns and reduce exposures. He developed frameworks to gauge qualitative and quantitative inputs to finalize optimal investment recommendations.

Before AB, Sahasrabudhe served in this same capacity at Visium Asset Management, where he helped grow equity funds into billions of dollars. At Visium, he developed investment strategies, helped build risk management protocols into portfolios, and established internal processes to streamline and improve operations. His additional responsibilities involved guiding investments to alpha and developing analytical strategies to measure alpha decay.

Sahasrabudhe also managed portfolio construction and risk at Goldman Sachs, Sandell Asset Management, Caxton Associates, and Hapoalim Securities USA.

Professional Skills and Experience

Sahasrabudhe has focused on managing risks at multiple high-level investment firms. To do this, he has developed strategies, worked with technology and analytics, and counselled portfolio managers worldwide on reaching alpha for investment portfolios.

The experience garnered throughout his career includes:

  • Constructing complex portfolios
  • Establishing volatility frameworks and gross exposure bands
  • Performing in-depth analyses
  • Modernizing data management systems
  • Maintaining relations with investors and portfolio managers through due diligence, business development skills, and marketing techniques

Amol Ashok Sahasrabudhe has experience with multiple types of specialized programs and technology, including:

  • Systems: Algorithmics; RiskMetrics; Bloomberg; Imagine; Deltix; Murex; Axioma; FinCAD; and Barra
  • Software development: Matlab; Perl; Unix Shell; C#; SQL; and Excel/VBA

He is also proficient in Advent Geneva, Morgan Fund Services, MIK Fund Solutions, EZE Castle/ConvergEx, Paladyne, and Novus.

Professional Development

Sahasrabudhe is certified as a Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and Energy Risk Professional (ERP) through the Global Association of Risk Professionals or GARP. This certified speciality focuses on understanding and interpreting market, credit, operational and liquidity risk in investment management across asset classes. The energy risk certification dives deeper into risk management for the energy industry.

Through the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association, Sahasrabudhe is designated a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst, or CAIA, with in-depth skills in assessing alternative investments such as private equity, venture capital, and hedge funds.

Sahasrabudhe holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation from the CFA Institute. He also holds a Certificate in Quantitative Finance or CQF.

Academic History

Amol Sahasrabudhe holds a B.E. in mechanical engineering from Maharaja Sayajirao University in India. He earned a Master of Science in computer science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration in finance from New York University. (Stern School of Business).


Sahasrabudhe has supported multiple organizations.

Women's Education Project

This program educates and prepares young women on the margins of Indian society to develop careers and participate in society as agents of change, business owners, and valuable employees. In this program's Leadership Academies, women form a sisterhood that empowers them to move beyond social expectations and pressures to build a life they shape.

Pratham USA

Pratham was founded in 1994 to address the cycle of unrelenting poverty in the poorest of Mumbai's neighbourhoods. This program began with the founding of preschools that offered remedial curriculums for struggling students in primary schools. Pratham developed the Annual Status of Education Report, a tool for education programs and citizens to campaign for education reform.

Akshaya Patra Foundation

The Bengaluru-based Akshaya Patra Foundation seeks to eliminate hunger in multiple populations in India. They offer a mid-day meal program to nourish children in classrooms. This nonprofit's program for mid-day meals has grown to feed more than 2 million children throughout India. This organization also has programs serving breakfast and meals new and expecting mothers, children, and homeless women without families.

Personal Interests and Hobbies

Amol Ashok Sahasrabudhe has multiple interests outside the investment world. He is involved in cricket both as a player and team organizer. He is involved with Masters USA, a U.S. team that participates in high-level over-50 cricket tournaments, including the cricket World Cup. Sahasrabudhe is forming a New Jersey team to compete in over 50 Master regional tournaments. He is also a tennis fan, and his son plays the game. Ashok sings as well. His taste leans toward Bollywood songs.


Amol Ashok Sahasrabudhe