Akshay Randeva is the Director of Strategy & Business Intelligence at the Qatar Financial Centre Authority, where he is responsible for strategy and for developing and implementing various strategic initiatives aimed at promoting Qatar as a business hub for a broad range of domestic and international firms. Prior to his appointment in July 2008, Akshay worked as an analyst at Prytania Investment Advisors based in London, where he assisted portfolio managers in building and monitoring the performance of European and US asset-backed securities (ABS), CLO & CDO portfolios.. Between 2004 and 2006, Akshay was a Corporate Banker at ABN Amro Bank in Mumbai, India within the International Diamond and Jewellery Group. Akshay holds an MSc. in Finance from the London Business School. He is also an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta, with a major in Strategy and a minor in Economics. Akshay completed his undergraduate degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Varanasi, India.