Advisory Team
  • Kunal Shroff

    Managing Partner

    Kunal Shroff is the Managing Partner at ChrysCapital and has been with the firm since 1999.  He manages the organization and plays a critical role across various functions including investments, portfolio management and client relations. Kunal was previously at Chilton Investment Company where he covered technology stocks, and at Goldman Sachs in their principal investment area in New York where he focused on private equity and mezzanine investments. He received a BS in computer science with magna cum laude honours from Cornell University.  Kunal sits on the Board of Edelgive Foundation and is also a Founder of Ashoka University.

  • Sanjay Kukreja

    Partner and CIO

    Sanjay has been with ChrysCapital since April 2000 and is the firm’s Chief Investment Officer, managing overall investment strategy and portfolio construction. Sanjay received an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and graduated with a BA in economics from Delhi University.

  • Sanjiv Kaul

    Partner

    Sanjiv has been with ChrysCapital since July 2004 and leads the healthcare and consumer sectors. He has 27 years of management experience in the pharmaceuticals industry prior to ChrysCapital, of which the last two decades were with Ranbaxy, one of India’s largest pharmaceutical companies. Sanjiv held several key leadership positions including country head for China, regional director for India and the Middle East and the vice president and head of corporate affairs for Ranbaxy. Sanjiv received an AMP from Harvard Business School, an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and is a pharmacy graduate.

  • Ashley Menezes

    Partner and COO

    Ashley has been with ChrysCapital since March 2000 and oversees target company diligence, regulatory / industry relationships and the middle office for finance, administrative and client relations. Previously, he was with KPMG, in its information technology and U.S. GAAP practices. Ashley was involved in the ADR issues and NYSE / NASDAQ listings of several leading Indian companies. Ashley is a rank-holding Chartered Accountant and received a Bachelor’s degree in commerce from Mumbai University.

  • Gaurav Ahuja

    Partner

    Gaurav has been with ChrysCapital since August 2004 and focuses on the client relations function. Previously, he was a part of the M&A group at Lazard Frères and Merrill Lynch. Gaurav received an MBA from INSEAD and a Bachelor’s degree in commerce and economics from the University of Virginia.

  • Sanjay Jalona

    Operating Partner

    Sanjay joined ChrysCapital in July 2022 as the Operating Partner for the IT and Business Services sector. Sanjay has 30+ years of operating experience in the IT services sector. Prior to joining ChrysCapital, he was the CEO and Managing Director of Larsen & Toubro Infotech (LTI) during the company’s high-growth period of 2015-2022. Under Sanjay’s leadership, LTI crossed $2bn in revenue and its market cap grew 10x. Prior to LTI, he was with Infosys for 15 years and left as the EVP & Global Head of High-Tech, Manufacturing and Engineering Services business. Sanjay holds a degree in Engineering from BITS Pilani, India and is a recipient of the prestigious Distinguished Alumni award.

  • Harsh Mariwala

    Senior Advisor

    Harsh is a senior advisor and mentor to ChrysCapital. He is the Chairman of Marico, a fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) company, focused on hair and skin care products. Harsh founded Marico in 1990 and has been the driving force behind growing the company. Marico today, is $6 billion in market capitalization, $1 billion in revenues and has operations in 25 countries across Asia and Africa. In addition to his role at Marico, Harsh is the founder of Kaya Clinic, a chain of skin and hair care clinics with more than 100 outlets across India and the Middle East. He also founded the Marico Innovation Foundation, the Mariwala Health Initiative, and Sharrp Ventures, the Mariwala Family Office.

  • Raghav Ramdev

    Managing Director

    Raghav has been with ChrysCapital since September 2003 and leads investments in Manufacturing and Healthcare sectors. Previously, he was with the global research division at McKinsey & Company. Raghav received an MBA from Management Development Institute, Gurgaon and a Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Baroda University.

  • Puneet Chadha

    Chief Financial Officer

    Puneet has been with ChrysCapital since December 2015 and oversees the treasury, finance & operations, corporate governance, due diligence, structuring, audit committees, and internal audit functions for the fund and portfolio companies. Previously, he was with Value Quest, where he led the finance and operations team. Prior to ValueQuest, Puneet was with Religare and Macquarie’s private equity finance teams, KPMG’s transaction services / financial due diligence practice in Dallas, Texas and Moore Stephens in Muscat, Oman. Puneet is a Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Accountant and received a Bachelor’s degree in commerce from Rajasthan University.

  • Kshitij Sheth

    Managing Director

    Kshitij has been with ChrysCapital since April 2011 and leads investments in New Economy and Pharmaceuticals sectors. He was previously with Citigroup Global Capital Markets. Kshitij received an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and a BS in Economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

  • Akshat Babbar

    Managing Director

    Akshat has been with ChrysCapital since September 2011 and leads investments in IT and Business services sector. He was previously with Goldman Sachs on the equity sales desk. Akshat received an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and a Bachelor’s degree in commerce from Delhi University.

  • Parampreet Singh Bhasin

    Director

    Parampreet has been with ChrysCapital since June 2018 and was previously with Alvarez & Marsal in their private equity performance improvement practice. He was previously with Bain and Company. Parampreet received an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and a Bachelor’s degree in Instrumentation and Control Engineering from Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, University of Delhi.

  • Saurabh Chatterjee

    Director

    Saurabh has been with ChrysCapital since August 2016 and was previously with Providence Equity Partners. Prior to Providence, he worked at the Boston Consulting Group and CIVC Partners. Saurabh received an MBA from Kellogg School of Management and a BA in Economics from Carleton College.

  • Ankit Singhal

    Director

    Ankit has been with ChrysCapital since June 2021 and focuses on investments in the Financial Services sector. He was previously CFO at AJ Capital in Singapore, and prior to that was with GIC’s PE team in India. Ankit received an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and a Bachelor’s in engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.

  • Dinesh Agrawal

    Senior Vice President of M&A

    Dinesh joined ChrysCapital in December 2022 as the Senior Vice President – M&A, Business Services. His focus is on driving inorganic growth for ChrysCapital’s portfolio companies in the Business Services sector. Dinesh has 20+ years of professional experience in Corporate Development, Business Development, and Strategy across IT Services and Financial services. Prior to joining ChrysCapital, he was the Global Head – M&A for Larsen & Toubro Infotech (LTI). Prior to that he worked for companies like Accenture, IBM, and Shinsei Bank in Corporate Development / Business Development roles. Dinesh holds a degree in Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Rourkela and MBA from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, India.

  • Rajiv Batra

    Senior Vice President

    Rajiv has been with ChrysCapital since June 2021 and focuses on investment opportunities in the Manufacturing and Healthcare Services sectors. He was previously with Premji Invest and prior to that, worked at Antarctica Capital and Temasek Holdings. Rajiv received an MBA from Columbia Business School and a Bachelor’s in Production and Industrial Engineering from IIT Roorkee.

  • Ishaan Puri

    Senior Vice President

    Ishaan has been with ChrysCapital since July 2020 and was previously an Engagement Manager with McKinsey & Company. Ishaan received an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

  • Rishabh Iyer

    Vice President

    Rishabh has been with ChrysCapital since January 2017 and was previously with Kotak Mahindra in their investment banking team focusing on New Economy. Prior to that, he has worked with Tresvista Financial Services. Rishabh received an MBA from INSEAD and a Bachelor’s degree in Technology from NMIMS.

  • Jagriti Gupta

    Vice President

    Jagriti has been with ChrysCapital since June 2019 and was previously with Faering Capital. Prior to that, she was with Avendus Capital in their investment banking team. Jagriti received an MBA from the Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University and an MBBS degree from Dr BR Ambedkar University, Agra.

  • Arpit Vinayak

    Vice President

    Arpit has been with ChrysCapital since September 2018 and was previously with Everstone Capital. Prior to that he was with Samara Capital. Arpit received an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow and a Bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.

  • Om Naulakha

    Vice President

    Om has been with ChrysCapital since February 2021 and was previously a Project Leader with Boston Consulting Group. Om received an MBA from the Indian School of Business and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from BITS, Pilani.

  • Prachi Marwah

    Vice President

    Prachi has been with ChrysCapital since July 2019 and was previously with Baring Private Equity Partners India. Prachi received an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor’s degree in economics from Delhi University.

  • Abhishek Gupta

    Vice President

    Abhishek joined ChrysCapital in 2023 and was previously with ADV Partners. Prior to that he was with McKinsey & Company. Abhishek received an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology and has also received his CFA charter.

  • Aditi Jain

    Vice President

    Aditi has been with ChrysCapital since October 2023 and was previously with Olympus Capital Asia. Prior to that, she was with Citi Group in their investment banking team. Aditi received an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, is a Chartered Accountant, and has a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Delhi University.

  • Shreyansh Jain

    Senior Associate

    Shreyansh joined ChrysCapital in January 2021 and was previously with Avendus Capital in their investment banking team focusing on Enterprise Tech & Services. Shreyansh received an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and a Bachelor’s degree in commerce from St. Xavier’s College.

  • Siddharth Damani

    Senior Associate

    Siddharth joined ChrysCapital in January 2021 and was previously with Kotak Mahindra in their investment banking team focusing on consumer sector. Prior to that, he has worked with Axis Bank and Futures First. Siddharth received an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and a B.Tech in Civil Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.

  • Siddharth Daga

    Senior Manager

    Siddharth has been with ChrysCapital since December 2022 and was previously an Engagement Manager with McKinsey & Company. Siddharth received an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from BITS, Pilani.

  • Garima Bharti

    Senior Associate

    Garima joined ChrysCapital in June 2022 and was previously working with KKR India. Prior to that, she worked with Credit Suisse and Johnson & Johnson. Garima received an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering.

  • Shruti Newale

    Senior Associate

    Shruti has been with ChrysCapital since September 2022 and was previously with Morgan Stanley in their investment banking team. Prior to that, she has worked with J.P. Morgan. Shruti holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and a Master’s degree in Economics from BITS Pilani.

  • Urmi Badiyani

    Associate

    Urmi joined ChrysCapital in April 2022 and was previously working with Bain as a Consultant in their Private Equity Practice. Prior to Bain, she has worked with ICICI Prudential AMC and Deloitte. Urmi received an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, is a Chartered Accountant, and has a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Mumbai University.

  • Pranav Madhiyalla

    Associate

    Pranav joined ChrysCapital in October 2022 and was previously at Avendus in their investment banking team focusing on the Digital & Technology sector. Prior to Avendus, he has worked with Credit Suisse (investment banking) and JM Financial. Pranav received an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, is a Chartered Accountant, and has a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Mumbai University.

  • Ashutosh Jha

    Associate

    Ashutosh has been with ChrysCapital since October 2023. He was previously with J.P. Morgan in their India Coverage Investment Banking team. Prior to that, he has worked as a Quantitative Strategist with the Derivatives Analysis group at Goldman Sachs.

    Ashutosh holds an MBA from Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and a B.Tech (Honors) from Indian Institute of Technology Madras.

  • Venkat Iyer

    Vice President

    Venkat joined ChrysCapital in June 2022 and is a part of the finance and operations functions assisting with structuring and tax due diligence. Before joining ChrysCapital, Venkat was Principal at Dhruva Advisors and, prior to that with the Big 4s (EY, KPMG and PwC). He is a Chartered Accountant and holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Mumbai University

  • Shilpi Bansal

    Vice President

    Shilpi has been with ChrysCapital since April 2016 and is part of the finance and operations functions. Previously, she was with CX partners in their finance and compliance team. Shilpi is a Chartered Accountant and has received a Master’s degree in commerce from Delhi University.

  • Uditi Mendiratta

    Associate

    Uditi joined ChrysCapital in February 2023 as a part of the investor relations team, having previously worked with D. E. Shaw & Co. in a similar capacity. She holds an MBA from the Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad, and a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai.