Ashok Varadhan is Global Co-Head of the Securities Division. He is a member of the Management Committee and Firmwide Risk Committee.
Mr. Varadhan joined Goldman Sachs in 1998 in Swaps Trading. Prior to assuming his current role in 2014, he held various leadership positions in Rates, Currencies, Emerging Markets and Commodities before ultimately becoming Global Head of Macro Trading in 2012. He was named Managing Director in 2000 and Partner in 2002.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Varadhan was a vice president in Swaps Trading at Merrill Lynch.
Mr. Varadhan serves on the Board of Directors of DUMAC, which manages Duke University’s endowment. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Harlem Children's Zone.