Gilly Uppal
Gilly Uppal

Gilly Uppal

Gilly Uppal is a Founder and Managing Partner of CedarKnight Investment Management. He and Kenyon Abel founded CedarKnight in 2012. Under this leadership, the firm leads in offering market-neutral investments and trading strategies in fixed income and equity markets for pension funds and family office investors. CedarKnight’s focus is to offer access to specialised investment, trading and financing strategies that traditionally are deployed by financial institution desks for their account and to manage such portfolio structures.
Gilly also serves on the board of Armira Capital, a boutique alternative global markets and investment advisory firm he co-founded in 2015.
Before launching an independent financial services group, Gilly built his career in investment banking and asset management with institutions leading in the field of structured finance and investments. He served as Executive Director of BNPP Fortis in the Global Structured Finance team leading the high-value asset-backed transactions for bank clients.
Gilly is a CTA professional member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation following his graduate career with KPMG in London and New York, concentrating on international tax and finance for financial services. He is an MSCI Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, a postgraduate in Business Finance and a Business & Finance Law graduate from Brunel University, London.