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Ranji is Chief Strategy and Chief Commercial Officer of SVPGlobal (Strategic Value Partners, LLC) a global investment firm managing over US$17 Billion in distressed debt, special situations and private equity investments. Through her 30+ year career in the investment industry, Ranji has held executive and portfolio management positions at world-class asset management firms. She was previously Chief Executive Officer of Hirtle Callaghan, a pioneer of the Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) fiduciary model managing $20 Billion in client assets. She has held leadership roles at UBS Asset Management, AllianceBernstein, Bridgewater Associates and Corsair Capital. She also served as chief investment advisor to the administration of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg for the City of New York's public employee pension plans.
Ranji has served on numerous Boards and Investment Committees including currently serving on the Curtis Institute Investment Committee, and previously as a member of the Yale University Investment Committee, the Yale School of Management Advisory Board, and the North American Council of Ashoka, a global fellowship of social entrepreneurs, among others. She earned a Bachelor of Commerce from Mumbai University in India, a MBA from the Yale School of Management and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Ranji is a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute and moderator for the Aspen Global Leadership Network. Her chief life mission outside of her professional endeavors is to deepen the crucial connection between Finance and Society through the Aspen Finance Leaders Fellowship, which she founded at the Aspen Institute. Ranji relies greatly on her husband Bo Hopkins, a professor at Yale University and their two grown children Mira and Jay for their shared laughter, love and courage.