Karthik is a Partner, heading investments in – Infrastructure, Alternate Energy and Engineering Services at Baring Private Equity Partners India and has over 10 years of experience in the engineering, manufacturing, energy and supply chain industries. Prior to joining Baring India, Karthik was a management consultant at Andersen / KPMG where he was instrumental in setting up and growing the automotive & manufacturing practice verticals. In this role, he has advised a number of clients on growth strategies, efficiency improvement & performance management. He has also led large client teams in implementation of these strategies and guided clients through changes in their organizations. An avid reader and bridge enthusiast, Karthik is a graduate in Mechanical engineering from IIT Chennai and has an MBA from IIM Bangalore.