Ruchin is a member of the infrastructure research team and the direct investment unit. Prior to joining JANA in 2018, she spent three years in the Westpac project finance team, participating in a number of large privatisations, including successfully financing regulated utilities, transport infrastructure and renewable energy. She also has eight years’ experience with Hastings as an assistant fund manager, asset manager and originator, along with having board roles on public-private partnerships and transport infrastructure, including airports, ports and rail. Ruchin has earned bachelor’s degrees in accounting and in finance from the University of Adelaide, and a graduate certificate from the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a CFA charterholder.