Harsha Raghavan

Managing Partner

Career Background

  • 23 years of investment experience across India, US and Europe. Wide network of relationships across corporate groups, banks and government
  • Overall experience investing > $3.0 billion across multiple continents. Track record of value creation through intensive engagement with portfolio companies
  • Founded Fairfax’ investment activities in India as CEO of Fairbridge Capital and Director of Fairfax India with responsibility for all capital allocation decisions in India
  • Renowned for ability to transform businesses, helping Thomas Cook acquire 26 businesses globally and serving as the interim CEO of Bangalore Airport to oversee major capex program and rebuild management team

Work Experience

  • 2010-2018: Fairbridge Capital and Fairfax India (Mumbai), Founding MD and CEO
  • 2009-2010: Steer Capital (Mumbai), Founding MD
  • 2008-2009: Candover Partners (Mumbai), Managing Director and Head of India
  • 2004-2008: Goldman Sachs PIA (NY/ London/ Mumbai), Co-Head of PIA India
  • 1996-2000: Indocean Chase Capital (Mumbai), Vice President

Education

  • 2004: MBA, Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • 1996: MS, Industrial Engineering, Stanford University
  • 1994: BA, Computer Science and Economics, U.C. Berkeley