Our Team

Kunal Sawhney


Kunal Sawhney is founder & CEO at Kalkine and is a richly experienced and accomplished financial professional with a wealth of knowledge in the Australian Equities Market. Kunal obtained a Master of Business Administration degree from University of Technology, Sydney. He has an extensive expertise in quantitative and qualitative stock selection practices, and he proficiently navigates on equity related matters while enabling them achieve success in complex market conditions. Kunal features as a guest speaker at various equity research platforms and news channels on a regular basis, sharing his valuable insights on the subject. His firm provides holistic view of stock investment recommendations to retail investors with respect to financial performance, strategy, and industry catalysts. The firm looks for stocks that are out of favour with the market and a combination of tangible and intangible aspects is used for stock picking with a great focus on income and growth portfolios. Kunal is featured regularly on Sky Business, CNBC and Australian Financial Review

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Hina Chowdhary

Director, Equities Research

Hina Chowdhary is the Director, Equity Research at Kalkine and has an extensive experience of about 15 years in the area of Research, which includes 5+ years in Equities Research particularly.She has earned a Master of Science degree from the renowned Indian Institute of Technology. Hina’s work profile entails in-depth analysis for stocks using a diverse set of financial data tools and models in order to provide appropriate investment opportunities and insights on which stocks to buy, sell or hold. She has hands-on experience in developing industry breaking equity news, company specific investment themes/ ideas, and other equity research related products. She is featured regularly in the Money section of Sydney Morning Herald and The Sun Herald

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Grace Chapple

Research Analyst

Grace is a young writer and journalist originally hailing from Perth, WA. She gained her Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) from the University of Western Australia, and her Masters of Fine Arts (Writing for Performance) from the National Institute of Dramatic Arts. In 2012 Grace was awarded a Certificate of Distinction in Economics from the WACE examination board. In 2014 she received a Mannkal Foundation scholarship to attend the History of Economic Thought Society of Australia's (HETSA) annual conference. Grace has worked closely with a number of organisations, producing content and creating new works. In 2017, Grace created the limited series podcast ‘Odds & Ends’ for the Curio Network. In 2019, her writing was produced at Sydney’s Stables Theatre, as part of ATYP’s production of ‘Intersection: Arrival.’ Grace’s areas of interest include monetary economics and foreign exchange markets. She is delighted to be working with Kalkine Media to share approachable financial news with new audiences.

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Edita Ivancevic


Edita is a young journalist who graduated in 2019 from the Faculty of Political Science in Zagreb, Croatia, specialising in Television and Public Relations. Since the teenage years, Edita gained knowledge of news reporting and analysing complex current and foreign affairs. She attended and was a part of various panel discussions about journalism affairs and issues, as well as interviewing relevant personas of the Croatian background. Her main goal remains being truthful and aspire young people to be more invested in the news.

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Akanksha Kumar

Senior Manager, Equity Research

Akanksha Kumar is the Senior Manager, Equity Research at Kalkine and has over 8 years of Research experience, with 6+ years in Market Research particularly. She holds 5 years of extensive experience in Product Development and Market Data and Corporate Actions analysis at S&P Global Market Intelligence, India. Akanksha holds Master of Applied Economics degree from the prestigious National University of Singapore. Her expertise lies in Economic Analysis and understanding nuances of interplay between equity market and economic fundamentals. Besides, she has rich experience of working across different markets, including Equity Market, Currency Market and Commodity Market, and assessing the market landscape amidst broader economic perspective.

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Ruchika Sachdeva

AGM, Research

A postgraduate from ICFAI university with over 14 years of rich experience on Capital Market Transactions including M&A, GC, VC, Public Equity, IPO etc. A seasoned professional skilled in market and business research, client servicing, team management, competitive business intelligence and due diligence. Day affairs ensure time-bound submission of accurate data content as per industry standards.

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