Savita Subramanian is a managing director, head of Global Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Research and head of U.S. Equity & Quantitative Strategy at BofA. She is responsible for determining forecasts for the S&P 500 and other major U.S. indices, recommending U.S. sector allocations for equities, developing and marketing the firm’s quantitative equity strategy to institutional and individual clients. She also leads Global Research’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) efforts. Subramanian has been with the firm since 2001. She has been a ranked analyst in the Institutional Investor survey for the last nine years, currently ranking in three categories – Portfolio Strategy, Quantitative Research and Thematic Research. Prior to joining the firm, Subramanian was an analyst at Scudder Kemper Investments in New York and San Francisco. Subramanian received a bachelor’s degree in Pure Mathematics and Philosophy from U.C. Berkeley, and an MBA from Columbia University. Subramanian sits on the board of U.C.L.A., MFE and the Membership Committee of the Quantitative Group.