Investment Team

Mukul-Gulati_CircleMukul Gulati
Managing Partner

Mukul Gulati is the Co-founder and Managing Partner of Zephyr Peacock Management India Pvt Ltd. He is responsible for the overall leadership of the Zephyr Peacock Funds. Mukul has over 18 years of experience in the investment business including private equity, investment research and general management. Previously, Mukul worked at Multex where he was involved in setting up and managing the firm’s quantitative equity research business. Mukul is a member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) and serves on the Asia Council of Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA). Mukul has a Master’s in Business Administration from Columbia University Graduate School of Business and is a cum laude graduate from University of Maryland with a degree in economics

Abhijeet-Kudva_CircleAbhijeet Kudva
Principal

Prior to joining Zephyr, Abhijeet was Strategic Marketing Manager for Honeywell Fluorine products. He was responsible for product management and sales of Honeywell’s Fluorine products in India and other emerging markets. Prior to Honeywell, Abhijeet was a consultant at Mckinsey & Co. He has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from University of Mumbai and a Masters in Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta

Tarun Singh
Vice President

Tarun’s responsibilities include strategy development and operations oversight of ZP portfolio companies. He oversees the Fund’s investments in the infrastructure services and the food & agriculture sectors. Tarun has over seven years of experience in strategic planning, sales leadership, brand management and supply chain management. Prior to joining ZP, Tarun was a brand manager at HUL Limited. Tarun has a Master’s in Business Administration from the Faculty of Management Studies, New Delhi and an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from PEC Chandigarh.

Sagar-Thakar_CircleSagar Thakar
Vice President

Sagar has 3 years of work experience in financial services. Prior to joining Zephyr Peacock, Sagar worked at Motilal Oswal Investment Advisors as part of the M & A and PE Advisory team. He was involved in deal execution, due diligence and investor relation activities. Sagar holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore and an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the National Institute of Technology, Trichy

Pankaj-Raina_CirclePankaj Raina
Vice President

Pankaj Raina joined Zephyr Peacock in March 2014. He has 6 years of experience in Private Equity and Investment Banking. Prior to joining Zephyr, he was a part of the investment team at CapAleph Advisors where he worked on identifying and executing early stage buyouts in the consumer segment. He started his career at Intellecap in 2008, where he spent time identifying and executing investments in the SME space with a focus on Financial Services, Agri, Food and Healthcare segments

Amit Khetan

Associate, Portfolio Operations

Amit is actively involved in the fund’s portfolio activities. Amit has over eight years of relevant industry experience in Indian and overseas markets.  His prior experience included industry research, business management and marketing.  Prior to joining Zephyr Peacock, he worked at Standard Chartered as part of the Global Credit Team.  Amit holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and an undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Delhi.

Girish Patil
Vice President

Girish Patil has over 12 years of experience investing in private equity and public equity on the investment and corporate banking side. Girish has invested across many sectors including media, consumer, manufacturing, power equipment, IT, and education. Previously, Girish has worked with some market leaders including Warburg Pincus (India), Nalanda Capital (Singapore) and Sage Capital (India)

Eric Estes
Director

Eric brings over 20 years’ experience in European and emerging markets private equity to Zephyr Peacock, including previous positions of Managing Director with Siguler Guff in London, Partner with Campbell Lutyens in London and New York, Vice President with H&Q Asia Pacific in San Francisco and Administrator with OPIC’s Investment Funds Group in Washington, DC. He began his career with the Marriott Corporation. Eric received an MBA from The George Washington University and a BS from the University of Nevada.

Prasad-Ramaswamy_CirclePrasad Ramaswamy
Vice President

Prasad is the Vice President of Accounting and Operations at Zephyr Peacock. He oversees Finance & Accounting, Investor Relations and Fund Administration for Zephyr Peacock funds. Prasad has over 14 years of work experience in the Banking and Financial Services sector. Prior to joining Zephyr Peacock, Prasad worked at Kotak Investment Advisors for over 6 years overseeing fund administration

Devanshi-Agarwal_CircleDevanshi Agarwal
Associate- Finance & Accounts

Devanshi manages accounting, financial reporting and audit of onshore and offshore funds. She assists the investment team with portfolio valuation activities and also acts as the manager of the Fund’s ESMS program. Devanshi is a Chartered Accountant with 4 year of prior work experience. Prior to joining Zephyr, Devanshi worked with the private equity firm, GenNx 360 India Advisors Pvt. Ltd., as a Financial Analyst. She is an Economic (H) graduate from Shri Ram College of Commerce (Delhi University)

Shalini-Pal_CircleShalini Pal
Marketing & Communications Analyst

Shalini manages investor reporting activities and communication initiatives at Zephyr Peacock. She handles all client-related services for the offshore fund. Shalini also assists the investment team in portfolio valuation activities and oversees the production and development of investor materials for the Fund. Prior to joining Zephyr, Shalini was the Event and Communications Lead at Unitus Seed Fund, a seed-stage impact investment fund in India

andrea-geisser_circleAndrea Geisser
Senior Advisor

Mr. Geisser has over 30 years of investing experience and was a senior partner with some of North America’s largest private equity firms. Mr. Geisser was a founder and managing director of Fenway Partners (1994 to 2006), a US$1Bn+ buy-out firm and previous to that was a senior partner with Butler Capital, another US$1Bn+ private equity fund. During this period, Mr. Geisser executed investments representing over US$1bn in capital across a variety of industries with a focus on retail and consumer products. Mr. Geisser also worked for the family office of the Agnelli family and was a portfolio manager with Lazard Freres. Mr. Geisser holds a PMD from Harvard University and a BA in Economics from Bocconi University (Milano).

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