Ved Prakash Arya is the MD & CEO of Milestone Capital Advisors Private Limited. He has successfully led the creation of 6 private equity funds investing in India, each having very high standards of investing excellence. Milestone is a premier independent fund house to manage private equity investments for Indian and global investors, and has invested in projects worth more than $1.0 billion across healthcare & education, real estate development, infrastructure and real estate yield driven projects in India. Milestone combines extensive national vision with local insight with a team of 60 professionals operating out of Mumbai based headquarters.
Earlier, Ved was COO and Director, Pantaloon Retail (India) Ltd. and prior to that CEO, Globus Stores, which he founded while he was with the Rajan Raheja group for over 10 years. With over 16 years of experience he was also the founder and director of the Retailers Association of India. He is an engineering graduate & MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He has also spent one year in ESSEC (France) doing research, and completed his Advanced Management Programme from Harvard Business School.