Head of Operations and Sustainability, Luxembourg Fund Labelling Agency (Luxflag)

Sachin S Vankalas

In his role as a Head of Operations and Sustainability, Sachin is responsible for day-to-day operations of LuxFLAG which among other include Responsible Investing market research and crafting and managing sustainability /ESG assessment methodology which is applied in regular review of applications of investment funds for the LuxFLAG labels.

Prior to joining LuxFLAG, Sachin worked first as a Credit Rating Analyst for an international rating agency and then as an Investment Officer for a Swiss Asset Management firm. While working in a Rating Agency specialized in Microfinance and in a Social Investment firm operating in developing countries and economies in transition, Sachin worked on ratings and investment projects of more than 75 financial institutions across continents and has gained extensive experience in political, social and macro-economic contexts of developing world.

Sachin holds a MS in Banking and Finance from the Luxembourg School of Finance and a degree in Russian Studies from PFU Moscow and JNU New Delhi. He attended NYU Stern School of Business, completing an executive program in Finance.

Sachin is fluent in English and Russian and has basic knowledge of German and French.