Komal Sri-Kumar is president of Santa Monica-based Sri-Kumar Global Strategies, Inc., a macroeconomic consulting firm that advises multinational firms and sovereign wealth funds on global risk and opportunities.
Prior to founding the firm, Sri-Kumar worked at the Los Angeles-based Trust Company of the West (TCW) from 1990 to 2012, serving for the last several years as chief global strategist. He has been chairman of TCW's Comprehensive Asset Allocation Committee since 1997 and will continue to serve TCW clients in that capacity. Before his work at TCW, Sri-Kumar was senior vice president at the Beverly Hills-based Drexel Burnham Lambert and executive vice president of DBL Americas, specializing in country risk analysis.
He is a member of the Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Alumni Board. His articles and interviews have been published in the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. He is often interviewed on CNBC, Bloomberg Radio and TV, and Fox Business.
Sri-Kumar holds an M.A. in economics from the Delhi School of Economics, and an M.Phil and Ph.D. from Columbia University. His doctoral dissertation at Columbia University was supervised by Robert Mundell, Nobel Laureate in Economics (1999).