Rakesh Girdharlal


Job title

Head of Liability Driven Investment and Liquidity

Work location

London, United Kingdom

Joined Aviva Investors


Joined The Industry



Main responsibilities

Rakesh is responsible for Aviva Investors’ Liability Driven Investment and Liquidity teams within our Credit function. He manages LDI portfolios for pension and insurance clients and also oversees portfolio analysis, structuring and reporting for duration management portfolios and the funds for our liquidity solutions.

Experience and qualifications

Prior to joining Aviva Investors, Rakesh was the ALM Executive at Cardano risk management, where he was responsible for LDI portfolio management and ALM for defined benefit pension schemes. He previously worked at Mercer advising defined benefit pension schemes on all aspects relating to funding, monitoring and governance. Rakesh has also worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers and Liberty Life.

He holds a BSc degree in Actuarial Science and Statistics from the University of the Witwatersrand and is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries.