Prem Pavoor is a Managing Director at FIL Capital Advisors (India) Private Limited and leads investments in the life sciences, healthcare, manufacturing and agricultural inputs sectors.
Prem was previously based in the United States with McKinsey & Company’s Pharmaceutical and Medical Products Practice in New Jersey where he advised clients on areas that included R&D, business development, manufacturing optimisation and post-merger integrations.
His patented doctoral thesis work, performed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, focused on enhancing the performance of medical implants. He was awarded the MIT-OMNOVA award for Excellence in Polymer Research.
Prem holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Institute of Chemical Technology (formerly UDCT), Mumbai, a MS and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering Practice from MIT and an MBA from MIT Sloan.