Board

Vilas Gadkari

Mr. Gadkari is an entrepreneur who invests globally. He currently holds the Chairmanship of an FMCG company and is on the board of Real Estate and Fin Tech companies. He is also the non-executive Chairman of Pratham Institute that focuses on vocational training for underprivileged youth. He received his B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai in 1974. He completed his MSc in Operations Research from Rutgers University and spent three years as a doctoral student at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business. He has been the CIO of Lombard Odier Global Macro Funds and a partner at Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP, one of Europe’s largest Hedge Funds. Prior to Brevan Howard, from 1999 to 2008, he was a Co-Founder and Partner of Rubicon Fund Management LLP, a global macro hedge fund manager.

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