Abhishek has 11 years of experience in private equity. He has played a key role in investing and portfolio management of 15 companies and has also managed a few exits. Previously was Principal at India Equity Partners (IEP), a USD 350 mn India focused private equity fund. Served on the boards of IKYA Human Capital, ILFS Education, Sagar Ratna Restaurants, RG Stone and Axiss Dental. Also played a significant role in investments in Manappuram Finance and ColdEx. Prior to IEP, he was with the SUN Group, an emerging markets private equity fund with USD 2 bn in AUM. Abhishek serves as a member of the economic affairs sub-committee of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII). Holds Management degree from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta and Engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi.