Navaneel Ray is a managing director and equity research analyst for the TIAA-CREF organization. Mr. Ray is responsible for following the global metals/mining and international energy sectors. In addition, he is an active equity portfolio manager responsible for global natural resources equity and global equity portfolios. He joined the TIAA-CREF organization in 2005.
Mr. Ray has 18 years of industry experience including a position as an equity analyst at Morgan Stanley in India where he was the senior-most writing analyst on Morgan Stanley’s seven-member Indian research team, which was ranked #1 in Institutional Investor's (II) 1999 poll. In addition, Mr. Ray has held positions as a North American energy investment banker at Citigroup and as an emerging market equities analyst at hedge fund Rohatyn Group.
Mr. Ray earned a B.E. degree in mechanical engineering from National Institute of Technology in Bhopal, India; a Masters degree in Marketing from the University of Delhi and an MBA with High Honors and concentrations in finance, economics and entrepreneurship from the University of Chicago.