Rajpal Arulpragasam


  • HFA Global Board of Directors
  • Co-Chair, HFA Partnerships Committee


  • COO, Warshaw Asset Management, LLC

Mr. Arulpragasam is the COO at Warshaw Asset Management, a non-directional, relative value diversified volatility fund manager. Prior to Warshaw, he was CEO of Archetype Risk Advisors, Inc. (“ARA”), a quantitative hedge fund manager that managed investment strategies across a variety of asset classes. Mr. Arulpragasam was previously COO of Pavise Capital Management (2019-2022) and worked at Mariner Investment Group as a portfolio manager and product specialist (2017–2018). Notably, Mr. Arulpragasam created a joint venture with renowned short seller Jim Chanos, and launched a market-neutral version of Mr. Chanos’ short portfolio. Mr. Arulpragasam was also head of marketing at ARA, where he raised significant AUM for the firm.

Mr. Arulpragasam earned a B.S. in Mathematics from MIT, followed by graduate studies in operations research at Stanford University.