Vijay Advani is Chief Executive Officer of Nuveen, the investment management arm of TIAA.
He is responsible for Nuveen’s strategy, distribution and operations, as well as the investment affiliates that comprise Nuveen's multi-boutique structure. Before joining the firm in 2017, Mr. Advani was Co-President of Franklin Templeton Investments, where in a career of more than 20 years he was responsible for long-term strategic initiatives and the firm’s investment management, trading and global retail and institutional channels. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, Mr. Advani spent 11 years at the World Bank advising governments on developing their financial markets and arranging equity, quasi-equity and debt financing. He worked in several emerging economies in the former Soviet Union, Asia, Middle East and Africa.