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Kamal Suppal
Chief Investment Auditor at Emerging Markets Alternatives


Kamal Suppal, is founder and Chief Investment Auditor of Boston-based, Emerging Markets Alternatives, that specializes in independent research and due diligence of alternative strategies in emerging markets for both LPs and GPs from LPs’ perspective. During his career over twenty years, Kamal honed his EM alternatives’ expertise in his prior role as a Senior Research Consultant at NEPC. Previously as a Portfolio Manager at US Trust, and in his earlier role at the Private Bank of RBC, Kamal specialized in constructing multi-asset portfolios. Preceding his career in asset management, Kamal was a corporate finance buy/sell side analyst in Canada and in Dubai, UAE.

Sharing his experiences and perspectives on EM alternatives, Kamal frequently authors “Ideas Lab.” ( and regularly speaks at institutional investment conferences.

Kamal has also completed a dissertation on multi-strategy fund of hedge funds towards completing an M.B.A. in Global Asset and Wealth Management from Simon Fraser University, Canada. Kamal is a Chartered Financial Analyst, and holds a Chartered Accountant designation from India.

Kamal Suppal's Network

Agenda Sessions

  • Institutional LPs

  • What every LP wants to know about emerging market managers