Shomesh Kumar has uniquely positioned himself in financial services industry in terms of experience and expertise by aligning himself Front to Back. He started his career in May 2002 as an Equity Derivatives Analyst and then moved on to add multiple product and activities under the realm of his acumen. He can be considered as first few Equity Derivatives Analysts of India.
Known to go beyond his comfort zone and act, the journey which he started as an Equity Derivatives Analyst, went on to add many product and business expertise under his portfolio of skills and expertise. He proved his abilities by setting up Derivatives Research Desk, Debt Market Research Desk, Equity Fundamental & Technical Research Desk and Mutual Fund Research Desk. He then moved on to take additional responsibility of Financial Publications. He also used to write articles for financial newspapers & magazines and has also performed the role of an Editor while managing the publications.
He also devised and put in place a Client based Advisory System. After proving his abilities in these activities cum role as a researcher, he then moved on and assumed additional responsibility of Developing Business. This involved devising a business plan, owning it and achieve, educating clients and employees. He was often seen on Business News channel representing the company, he was employed to.
After doing all this, he then set up, Algorithmic Trading Desk by increasing his span of responsibilities. This is where the journey as a Researcher, Trader, Business Manager or a front office role takes a breather, in an endeavour to build Back and Middle Office expertise. He then again moved beyond his comfort zone to learn and prove his abilities as an Operations Manager. This is where he aligned himself front to back to make himself, a capable Investment/Finance professional.