Rahul is the Founder and Managing Partner of Baring Private Equity Partners India, and a Senior Partner and Global Board Member of Baring Private Equity Partners (BPEP) International. Rahul is also a member of the investment committee for Baring Vostok Capital Partners (BVCP), and has been an advisory board member of the ING Group in India. Rahul served as the chairman of Mphasis Limited (now a Hewlett-Packard subsidiary) and oversaw its transformation from a 120-employee, US$ 6 million revenue, loss-making company into a 33,300-employee company with ~US$ 1 billion in revenues and high free cash flow generating enterprise. In addition, he has served as chairman or board member for companies including RMZ Corp, JRG Securities (now Inditrade Capital), Secova, PharmARC, and Auro Mira Energy. He has also served as the chair of the audit and investment committee of HOEC, one of the largest independent oil & gas players in India. He has spoken at various conferences in India and overseas, and is a member of the ‘CEO Forum’ at The Economist corporate network, and a charter member of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs). Prior to joining Baring Private Equity Partners India, Rahul was a member of the Global and Emerging Market Asset Allocation Committees of Citibank in London. Rahul has actively invested in and managed funds across various asset classes including equity, currency, and derivatives in Latin America, Eastern Europe, Russia, Asia, and India. He oversaw and developed business start-ups across multiple geographies in different asset management businesses. Prior to moving to London, Rahul was then the youngest “Independent Treasurer” at Citibank, managing the treasury business for Northern India. He has been a public spokesperson on matters of economic policy and administrative efficiency, and has given guest lectures at several educational institutions including The Wharton School, Harvard University, and the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad. Rahul holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce with Honors from the Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University, and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (MBA) from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.