Mr. Chowdhury is the president and an investment consultant at Canterbury, serves on the Board of Directors, and is a shareholder of the firm. In his role as president, Mr. Chowdhury is responsible for firm strategy, consulting, investment research, and business development. He consults directly to institutions and private clients in the key areas of investment policy, asset allocation, and portfolio construction. Mr. Chowdhury is a member of the Global Equity and Hedge Fund Manager Research Committees. Prior to Canterbury, he was part of the advanced advisory services division of American Express in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and was also a contributor to the Human Genome Project while working in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Minnesota. While there, he was lead author of a paper published in the Journal of Neuroscience Letters in 1995, Synaptotagmin I and 1B4 are identical: implications for Synaptotagmin distribution in the primate brain. He presently serves on the boards of the Child Abuse Prevention Center of Orange County and the Mission Hospital Foundation. Mr. Chowdhury received his Bachelor of Science degree in management and economics from the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota and is a CFA® charterholder.