“I’m deeply driven by Acumen’s investing principles – Social Impact, Innovation, Scalability & Financial Sustainability. I strongly support market solutions and dignity, not dependence.”
Abhay is a Portfolio Manager based in India with primary responsibility for the Energy and Water Portfolios. Prior to Acumen, Abhay worked with Axis Private Equity which manages a USD 150 M fund focused on the infrastructure sector. At Axis PE, Abhay was leading the fund’s investment in Shalivahana, which is the largest biomass power producer in India and where he also acted as an observer on the Board. Additionally, he worked extensively on other areas of the social infrastructure sector including education, healthcare and logistics. His earlier experience includes working as a dealer in foreign exchange and derivatives for corporate clients at ICICI Bank treasury, and as a tax consultant with Arthur Andersen.
Abhay holds an MSc in Finance from London Business School. He is also a qualified Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary.