CNS Advisory Board Member

Varkki P. Chacko '82 PhD

Varkki Chacko is the managing principal of Credit Capital Investments, an investment management firm that focuses on opportunities across the capital structure. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in Pilani, India, and his doctorate in polymer science and engineering from UMass Amherst. While working in the chemical industry, Chacko received an MBA in finance from New York University and subsequently concentrated his career in investment banking and investment management. His work at Salomon Brothers and Goldman Sachs primarily focused on leveraged finance markets. He and his wife, Madhura, who earned a master's degree in computer science at UMass Amherst, reside in Short Hills, NJ.