2011 Milken Institute Summit
Chief Strategy Officer, CVCI Private Equity, Citi Venture Capital International
Pavan Gupte is chief strategy officer at CVCI Private Equity, part of Citi Venture Capital International. Before joining CVCI, he was a founding member of Hermes GPE, a US$8 billion global private markets business in London, where he was the head of Asia. Prior to Hermes, he was deputy managing director at Gartmore Private Equity, the US$3 billion private equity business of Gartmore Investment Management, which he helped establish in 2003. At Gartmore, he covered European and other emerging markets, including Asia. From 2000 to 2002, Gupte was a principal and a founding member of Adams Street Partners, a US$6 billion global private equity business. Previously he was a corporate banker and a founding member of KBC Bank N.V.′s Indian business as well as a project financier with ICICI Ltd in India. He has been an advisory board member of several private equity funds in China, India, Australia, pan-Asia and Europe.