Mr. Nalavadi carries with him more than two decades of experience in financial services, banking and corporate finance. Prior to joining the Fund, he was Co-Head of the structured investment group of Piramal Enterprises Ltd. with over USD 350 million in assets under management. Before that he was a Partner with New Silk Route Advisors Pvt. Ltd., a Private Equity Fund with over USD 850 million in assets under management. Mr. Nalavadi brings with him the experience of investing, creating value and monetizing investments across several sectors, including financial services, consumer products, infrastructure, cement, media, logistics and manufacturing. In creating value for his portfolio companies he actively participated in partnering with managements for operational improvements, competitive marketing positioning and sustainable expansion. His prior work experience includes long working tenures with global multinationals such as ANZ Grindlays Bank, Star TV and Walt Disney with P/L and business development responsibilities.
Mr. Nalavadi articled with Arthur Andersen, India, before qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 1993. Mr. Nalavadi is an avid marathon runner, loves traveling and reading fiction.
Chairman, Piramal Group & Shriram Group
Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.
Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises
Director, Piramal Glass
Chairman, Piramal Glass Ceylon Plc.
Managing Director, Piramal Finance Ltd.
Managing Director, Piramal Housing Finance Ltd
CEO, Pharma Solutions, Piramal Enterprises Ltd
President & Chief Operating Officer - Consumer Products, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.
IT Head, Piramal Group
CEO, Critical Care, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.
Managing Director, Imaging
Group Director – Strategic Business
CEO, Decision Resources Group
Executive Director, Piramal Group
Executive Director, Piramal Housing Finance Ltd
CEO, Piramal Foundation