Dulari Pancholi, CFA, CAIA

Senior Research Consultant, Hedge Funds

Dulari joined NEPC in 2006 and began her career in the investment industry in 2000. Dulari is involved in NEPC’s hedge fund research and due diligence activities, in addition to providing consulting services for the non-traditional asset classes of various public, corporate, Taft-Hartley and endowment/foundation clients.

Prior to joining NEPC, Dulari was Vice President of Operations of the Hedge Fund at Venus Capital Management. As Vice President, Dulari was independently responsible for all of the investment operations activity for two funds under management. Her responsibilities included: representing the fund for all operational due diligence conducted by institutional investors, monitoring the funds portfolio, and assisting the fund manager on risk management for structured products. Prior to that, Dulari was employed as a Research Associate at the Center for International Securities and Derivatives Market (CISDM). As a Research Associate, Dulari's responsibilities included understanding various databases, statistical models, software and analytical tools used for efficient financial analysis. While at CISDM, Dulari also authored and co-authored several research papers, one of which was published in the Journal of Alternative Investments in the Spring of 2004. Prior to CISDM, she worked for Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company in Mumbai India. Her responsibilities included: auditing cash flows and summarizing fund movements for fund managers.

Dulari received her M.B.A. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, an L.L.B. from the University of Mumbai, and a B.S. from the University of Mumbai. Dulari has attained both of the Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designations. She is also a member on the Boston Security Analysts Society programs committee for Alternative Assets.