A Zambian has for the first time been featured in the 2017 Forbes 30 best financial professionals under the age of 30.
Raja Bobbili, who was raised in Zambia and is currently based in the United States of America, is among the 30 best financial professionals under the age of 30 in the United States , selected by Forbes magazine, a leading global business news and financial publication.
According to the latest Forbes publication, Mr Bobbili, who is specialised in financials, communications and retail, is part of the team that manages one of USA’s successful hedge funds, Abrams Capital.
“Bobbili works with four other investment staff to manage one of Wall Street’s most concentrated and successful portfolios. Abrams Capital is a hedge fund worth over US$8 billion .His specialty is in financials, communications and retail,” Forbes states.
Mr Bobbili went to International School of Lusaka.
He graduated in electrical engineering and economics from MIT, one of the world’s most prestigious colleges , in 2008 .He attained his MBA from Harvard Business School and is a Law graduate from Harvard Law School.
He was also named a World Economic Forum Global Shaper in 2012.
Zambia Daily Mail