Dhruv Maniktala

Dhruv Maniktala

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Dhruv Maniktala is Principal and Chief Investment Officer at True North Advisors. He is responsible for managing the initiatives of the investment team across traditional and alternative investments, including private equity, energy, real estate, and hedge funds. Maniktala has been in the investment industry since 1998. He has over 20 years of experience spanning both public and private markets, working closely with institutional investors, investment banks, family offices, and high net-worth investors.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • His project finance and M&A roles focused on acquisitions of power and water infrastructure assets in Europe, Caribbean, South America and the US, including the acquisition and nationalization of the water and power assets of Jamaica.
  • Other experiences include evaluating power projects across Hungary, Germany, and UK, and LNG terminal projects in South America.
  • While at Russell Investment Group, he helped develop tactical asset allocation models and was a member of the research team that ranked in the top three in terms of performance amongst all Russell teams worldwide. 



    • CFA Charterholder