Prior to joining Strategic Value Partners, Ms. Nagaswami was most recently CEO and Board Director at Hirtle Callaghan & Co., a $20 Billion+ Outsourced Chief Investment Officer platform serving endowments, foundations and ultra-high net worth families. She has held various leadership roles throughout her career, including as Chief Investment Advisor to Mayor Bloomberg and the City of New York and at AllianceBernstein where she rose over ten years to serve as Chief Investment Officer of the multi-asset and retail investment businesses. She started her career at UBS, where she became a Co-Head of the US Fixed Income Division.
Ms. Nagaswami has served as trustee and member of several boards and investment committees, including the Yale University investment committee, UAW VEBA investment advisory council, and the Curtis Institute investment committee. She is a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute and also the Founder and Lead Moderator of the Aspen Finance Leaders Fellowship program, designed to create a global network of enlightened leaders that use finance to advance society.
She graduated from Mumbai University with a Bachelors of Commerce, received her MBA from Yale University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.