Prashant Khemka, CFA
CFA | 25 Years of Experience
Prashant founded White Oak Capital in 2017. Prior to White Oak Capital, Prashant spent 17 years at Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), most recently as CIO and lead PM of Global Emerging Markets (GEM) Equity and India Equity strategies.
He won several accolades as the CIO and Lead PM of GS India Equity. He and his fund won several awards including ‘A’ rating from Citywire and ‘Elite’ rating from Fundcalibre among others.
In addition to his long-standing India investing experience, Prashant brings a unique perspective from having managed developed and emerging market equities over a span of two decades.
Prashant started his professional investing career in 1998 at SSGA in Boston as senior portfolio officer of Enhanced International equity in the quant group. He started his career at GSAM in 2000 as a research analyst in US Growth Equity, and by 2004 he rose to become Senior Portfolio Manager and Co- Chair of the Investment Committee.
He returned to Mumbai in 2006 to start the GSAM India business and served as the CIO and CEO/Co-CEO of their domestic Asset Management Company. In 2013, in addition to India he was also made the CIO and lead PM of GEM equity.
Prashant graduated with honors from Mumbai University with a BE in Mechanical Engineering and earned an MBA in Finance from Vanderbilt University, where he received the Matt Wigginton Leadership Award for outstanding performance in Finance. He was awarded the CFA designation in 2001 and is a fellow of the Ananta Aspen Centre, India.