Advisory Team
  • Kunal Shroff

    Managing Partner

    Kunal has been with ChrysCapital since November 1999 and is the Managing Partner at the firm. He manages the organization, leads the client relations function and also plays a critical role across all sectors, overseeing and assisting the various sector teams. 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.

  • Ashley Menezes

    Partner

    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.

  • Sanjay Kukreja

    Partner

    Sanjay has been with ChrysCapital since April 2000 and leads the business services, financial services and the manufacturing sectors. 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.

  • Gaurav Ahuja

    Managing Director

    Gaurav has been with ChrysCapital since August 2004 and focuses on the business services sector and 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.

  • Sudip Nandy

    Managing Director

    Sudip has over 30 years of experience in the business services sector spanning across business strategy, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances and business operations. Previously, he served as the CEO of the Aricent Group, a KKR backed company. Sudip held several key leadership positions at Wipro Technologies including president (TMT vertical) and chief strategy officer. Sudip received an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and a BS in Physics from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.

  • Ravi Bahl

    Senior Advisor

    Ravi has been with ChrysCapital since August 2001 and served as a Managing Director till December 2013. He is currently an advisor for the financial services sector. Ravi has over 25 years of experience in financial services prior to ChrysCapital, where he spent most of his career working with Citibank as the country head for Indonesia and the head of consumer banking in India. He was also a member of the global corporate property group that constituted the top 250 Citibank leaders around the globe. After leaving Citibank in 1997, Ravi built and managed the Indian operations for eFunds, a leading U.S. transaction processing company. Ravi received an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata and a BA in English literature from Kolkata University.

  • Vineet Nayar

    Senior Advisor

    Vineet is a senior advisor and mentor to ChrysCapital. He is the former vice chairman and chief executive officer of HCL Technologies, a $6 billion global information technology services company which he led until 2013, growing the business six-fold under his tenure. After stepping down from HCL Tech, Vineet has dedicated himself to driving large scale social change through innovation. He Founded Sampark Foundation, that works with 200,000 teachers in 50,000 primary government schools to improve learning outcomes of 3 million children today. Vineet is also the author of the highly acclaimed management book Employees First, Customers Second. Over the course of his distinguished career, Vineet has received several awards and recognitions, including being selected in the 'Thinkers 50 List', 2011/2012 and being selected in Fortune Magazine’s ‘Executive Dream Team’ List, 2011.

  • Ashish Agrawal

    Director

    Ashish has been with ChrysCapital since May 2003 and focuses on the financial services sector. Previously, he was with the global research division at McKinsey & Company. Ashish received an MBA from Mumbai University and a Bachelor’s degree in commerce from Garhwal University.

  • Kabir Thakur

    Director

    Kabir has been with ChrysCapital since May 2006 and focuses on the consumer sector and listed opportunities. Previously, he was with the global research division of Citigroup. Kabir received an MBA and a Bachelor’s degree in commerce from Mumbai University.

  • Prashant Kumar

    Director

    Prashant has been with ChrysCapital since March 2016 and focuses on the consumer and the manufacturing sectors. Previously, he was with Warburg Pincus, where he focused on the consumer, manufacturing and infrastructure sectors. Prior to that, Prashant worked at Karsch Capital Management, a New York-based hedge fund, and at SUN Capital, an emerging markets focused private equity firm. He began his career as a consultant with McKinsey & Company in India. Prashant received an MBA from Wharton, University of Pennsylvania, a post-graduate diploma in management from Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata and a BS in electrical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.

  • Raghav Ramdev

    Director

    Raghav has been with ChrysCapital since September 2003 and focuses on the pharmaceuticals sector. 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

    Director Finance

    Puneet has been with ChrysCapital since December 2015 and oversees the internal finance and operations functions. 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.

  • Akshat Babbar

    Senior Associate

    Akshat has been with ChrysCapital since September 2011 and 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.

  • Kshitij Sheth

    Senior Associate

    Kshitij has been with ChrysCapital since April 2011 and was previously with Citigroup Global Capital Markets. Kshitij received an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and a BS in economics from Wharton, University of Pennsylvania.

  • Saurabh Chatterjee

    Senior Associate

    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.

  • Anish Kedia

    Associate

    Anish has been with ChrysCapital since September 2014 and was previously with JM Financial in their investment banking team. Anish received an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata and a Bachelor’s degree in management studies from Mumbai University.

  • Vaibhav Kumar

    Analyst

    Vaibhav has been with ChrysCapital since September 2014 and was previously with Avendus Capital in their investment banking team. Prior to that, he was with Deloitte. Vaibhav received a BS in finance and accountancy magna cum laude from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.