RAJIV D. KHATLAWALA is a Chartered Accountant and a Cost Accountant by
profession. Schooled in Mumbai, he graduated from University of Mumbai in 1988
after which he moved to Baroda, Gujarat, where he acquired both his professional
After a stint of seven years as an executive in the finance department of two
leading companies in Baroda, Khatlawala started his own investment consultancy
firm in 1997 by the name of 'Pushpdin Portfolio Advisors'. The firm advises
clients on their investment portfolios.
Rajiv is also an active academician. He is a visiting faculty for the evening
MBA program at M. S. University of Baroda and also at G. H. Patel Institute of
Management, Vallabh Vidyanagar. He mainly teaches courses on Securities Analysis
and Portfolio Management, though he has also taught subjects such as Financial
Management and Management Accounting. He has taught students of ICWAI and ICAI
Over past four years he has conducted, and has been invited to conduct,
various workshops and seminars on technical analysis and trading derivatives.
Rajiv Khatlawala lives with his mother, his wife and two children in Baroda,