Sakthi Siva joined Credit Suisse in June 2008 as Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific Equity Strategy. Sakthi was rated Top 3 in Institutional Investor for Asian Equity Strategy from 2004, and was rated No.1 for Regional Portfolio Strategy in the most recent Greenwich Asia Survey. Prior to Credit Suisse, Sakthi was at UBS from 2000, first as Head of Australian Strategy and then Head of Asian Equity Strategy from January 2004. She also worked at the Reserve Bank of Australia as a Research Officer in 1989-90, was Head of International Economics at Macquarie Bank from 1990 to 1994 and Head of Asset Allocation Strategy at Ord Minnett Securities (now JP Morgan) from 1994 to 2000. Sakthi holds a BA (2nd Class Upper Honours) and MA from Oxford University and was also a Singapore Government Overseas Merit Scholar.