Ignatius Chithelen is manager of Banyan Tree Capital, New York; also a business adviser. Earlier he was an analyst and portfolio manager at First Eagle (SoGen) funds, New York and a reporter at Forbes. He has written for Knowledge@Wharton, The New York Times and Barron's. A Chartered Financial Analyst, he has an MA in Political Science from Mumbai University, an M.Phil. in Development Economics from the Centre for Development Studies, India, and an MS in Journalism from Columbia University, New York.