Nalin Moniz is an Indian businessman who is widely recognized as the husband of Radhika Gupta, who is the CEO and Managing Director at Edelweiss Mutual Fund.
He was born in 1984 (age 40 years; as of 2023) in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
In 1993, he completed his school education at St. Mary’s School, Mount Abu, India. In 2005, he earned a BSE in Computer Science degree at the University of Pennsylvania, and meanwhile, he also pursued a BS in Finance and Statistics at The Wharton School. Nalin Moniz’s LinkedIn Account
Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
His father, Luis Moniz, works as a CXO career and leadership coach.
His mother’s name is Rita Nag Chowdhury.
Nalin Moniz has a younger brother named Sudeep Moniz.
Wife & Children
On 15 January 2008, Nalin Moniz got married to Radhika Gupta (Edelweiss Mutual Fund Managing Director and CEO). The couple has a son named Remy Gupta Moniz who was born on 23 June 2022.
Nalin Moniz was in a relationship with Radhika Gupta before marrying her in 2008.
He pursued a certification in International Baccalaureate from the American-British Academy soon after completing his school education in India. In June 2004, Nalin Moniz joined as a Summer Analyst at Lehman Brothers, an American global financial services firm, in New York, USA, and worked there till August 2004. After that, he completed a Minor in Mathematics course at the University of Pennsylvania in 2005. Meanwhile, he also completed a Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology at the same university. Nalin Moniz then joined Goldman Sachs Group in July 2005, an American multinational investment bank and financial services company, in New York, USA, as a Portfolio Manager and worked there until May 2009.
In 2009, Nalin Moniz earned a Chartered Financial Analyst certificate from the CFA Institute in the USA. When he was 25 years old, he left his job at Goldman Sachs with the support of only one investor. He made this decision after the financial crisis in the USA made the future of the asset management industry uncertain in 2008. He returned to India to pursue his dream. In July 2009, Nalin Moniz and his wife, Radhika Gupta, started a company called Forefront Capital. They combined his previous experience with a less-explored area in India and began working as its director. After three years, Forefront Capital became the first officially licensed hedge fund in India. Nalin Moniz played a crucial role in creating a new part of the financial industry. He worked at Forefront Capital until May 2014.
In May 2014, Nalin Moniz began working as a Chief Investment Officer (Alternative Equity) at Edelweiss Asset Management Limited. He served as the leader of the Emerging Leaders (EL) program for Edelweiss for four years, from August 2014 to June 2018. Since June 2017, he has been working as a mentor for Catholic youth at ‘Take Charge’ in Mumbai. In January 2019, Nalin Moniz started working as a coach at SaBeR Fitness Centre in Mumbai, India, where he coaches beginner triathlon aspirants.
- In addition to running his own business, Nalin Moniz is also a speaker who frequently delivers lectures about starting businesses and how to make them work well. He frequently delivers these speeches at many well-known schools and colleges in India. In 2020, he hosted an online seminar titled “CIO’s Insights: Alternative Equity Primer.” In this event, he talked about the best ways to handle risks and looked at how well this rapidly growing type of investment performs.
- He likes open-water swimming, time trial cycling, marathon running, and skydiving as hobbies.
- Nalin Moniz enjoys drinking alcoholic beverages occasionally.