Mr. Ratnaswami is a Managing Director of Hamblin Watsa Investment Counsel Ltd., a wholly owned investment management company of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited. Hamblin Watsa provides investment management to the insurance, reinsurance and runoff subsidiaries of Fairfax.
Prior to joining Hamblin Watsa, Mr. Ratnaswami was owner/president of an industrial distribution company and a senior executive at a large multi-national consumer packaged food company. Mr. Ratnaswami holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from I.I.T. Madras, India and an MBA from the University of Toronto, Canada.