Kalpesh Kikani

CEO, Piramal Alternatives

Kalpesh Kikani is the Chief Executive Officer of Piramal Alternatives. In his current role, Kalpesh drives profitable growth across all Piramal Group’s alternative asset funds across multiple asset classes.

Kalpesh has over twenty-five years of expertise in investing and financial services including a decade as the founding Managing Director at AION Capital, a joint venture between Apollo Global Management and ICICI Group to invest in buyouts, distressed and hybrid capital solutions.

At AION, Kalpesh led both fund raising and deployment of over $1.25 billions of capital and served on the boards of several its portfolio companies.

Prior to AION Capital, Kalpesh spent over 15 years at ICICI Bank. Kalpesh played a significant role in building the bank’s commercial banking business to over $10 billion in assets and the structured finance business to over $ 5 billion in assets. Kalpesh setup and built the bank’s corporate and investment banking business in London to $ 4 billion in assets. Earlier, Kalpesh was part of the retail banking team at the time of the merger of ICICI Limited and ICICI Bank Limited. Kalpesh started his career at ICICI Limited in project finance where he led multibillion dollar corporate and infrastructure financing.

Kalpesh holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Computer Science and an MBA in Finance from Bombay University and is a member of the CFA Institute, USA.

Ajay Piramal

1618 Chairman, Piramal Group

Dr. Swati A. Piramal

1621 Vice Chairperson, Piramal Group

Nandini Piramal

1624 Non-Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.

Anand Piramal

1627 Executive Director, Piramal Group

Vijay Shah

1630 Non-Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.

Shantanu Nalavadi

1645 Managing Director, India Resurgence Fund (IndiaRF)

Harinder S. Sikka

1654 Group Director - Strategic Business

Aditya Natraj

1658 CEO, Piramal Foundation

Jairam Sridharan

6047 MD, Piramal Capital & Housing Finance Limited (PCHFL)

Rupen Jhaveri

7093 Group President, Piramal Enterprises Limited

Yesh Nadkarni

7261 Chief Executive Officer, Wholesale Lending, Piramal Capital & Housing Finance Ltd (PCHFL)

S.K. Honnesh

7977 Group General Counsel, Piramal Group

Viral Gandhi

7979 President & Group CIO, Piramal Group

Vikram Bector

8197 President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Piramal Group