Leena Dagade

Associate Director, Asia

Inside bio Leena

About Leena

Based in Cerulli's Singapore office, Leena is responsible for retail research in the Asian asset management industry. She is the lead analyst for the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) research practice in Asia and contributes to Asian institutional reports, Cerulli Edge publications, and consulting projects.  

Prior to joining Cerulli, she was a deputy editor for an online financial publishing firm, covering the asset and wealth management industry in Asia. Previously, she worked with a real-time financial news and market data firm and an asset management company. 


  • University of Pune
    Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Finance
  • University of Pune
    Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Areas of Expertise

  • Opportunities for managers in Asia’s mutual fund markets 
  • Mutual fund product developments 
  • Marketing practices and distribution trends 
  • Responsible investing in the retail and institutional segments

Recent Project Work

  • Analyzed demand for exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in Southeast Asia and potential of retirement market in Singapore
  • Contributed to conceptualizing timely ideas for new reports and executed quantitative and qualitative research   
  • Represented the firm for presentations on Asia asset management trends and moderated an ESG panel discussion 

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