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Investment Team

Blue Lotus Capital has an experienced team of investment professionals with strong Private Equity experience and established Capital Markets expertise with a proven track record of generating superior returns over different business cycles.

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S Harikrishnan

Founder and Managing Partner

Hari has more than 21 years of experience of investing in Indian Private Equity & Public Market investments and Industrials. His last assignment was Managing Director & Partner of Avigo Capital's India dedicated PE fund. He has a proven track record of investing, managing the portfolio and successfully exiting the companies across various sectors (Healthcare, Consumer and Technology), deal sizes and deal types (pre-IPO, IPO , PIPE and PE) having made 24 investments with 17 exits. His prior experience is of working with India's one of the largest fund house UTI (Unit Trust of India) and in its Private Equity arm and eminent Wall Street firm Lazard's India dedicated fund. Hari is an engineer from Anna University Chennai and a management graduate from BIM Trichy

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Nitin Goyal

Partner

Nitin has more than 13 years of experience in private equity and consulting in India. His last stint was with Avigo Capital. During his 7+ years with the fund, his role included deal sourcing, deal execution, and portfolio management with growth orientation, primarily for enterprises across the infrastructure, consumer business and education sectors. At PricewaterhouseCoopers, Nitin worked in the Indian power sector with multiple stakeholders (government departments, regulators, and user groups) across various states, as part of the Government Reforms and Infrastructure Development group, which gives him the ability to appreciate the macro environment having been involved in policy-making. Nitin is a graduate from IIM Lucknow and IIT Kharagpur, and holds a Masters from Stanford GSB.

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Sankar Rao Mahamkali

Head of Compliance & Risk

Sankar has a rich experience of 17+ years in Compliance and Internal Audit functions of Asset Management Companies. In his last assignment, he was head of legal and compliance at ING Investment Management (India). Prior to joining ING, he was associated with large asset management companies in India - ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company and UTI Asset Management Company. During his career, he has extensively coordinated with regulators regarding all aspects of fund administration. He has set up strong internal monitoring systems in his previous organizations. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary.

Industry Advisors

Blue Lotus Capital has an eminent panel of industry leaders, who have been successful CEOs and business leaders,and they actively guide the portfolio companies through growth and high-value exit strategies

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Mr. Ranga Iyer

Ranga is an Advisor / Consultant to various Companies in the Pharma Industry in the areas of Mergers, Acquisitions, Collaborations, Business Strategy and Business Development and has closed four acquisition deals in Pharma. Ranga is also an Independent Director on the Boards of Sanofi India Ltd and Atul Biosciences Ltd, Chairman of Cybernoid Healthcare Pvt Ltd and Chairman of the Advisory Board of Duraent Biologicals Prior to this, he was the Managing Director of Wyeth Limited subsidiary of Wyeth USA . Academically, Ranga holds a Post Graduate degree in Commerce and MBA in Finance from Bombay University. Has also attended Executive Programs in ISB ( Hyderabad ) and Harvard ( USA ). In recognition of his contribution to the industry, he was adjudged as the 33rd most influential person in the Global Pharmaceutical Industry by World Pharmaceutical Frontiers in 2009, a leading UK Pharma magazine.

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Mr. S.K. Mitra

An eminent personality in Indian Financial services sector with more than over 40 years of extensive management experience. Belonging to one of the early batches of investment bankers in India, Mr. Mitra was instrumental in setting up the Merchant Banking Divisions of two banks Bank of India and Standard Chartered Bank. He has also headed Corporate Banking and Investment Banking at American Express Bank. At a stage when asset management was in the early stage of development in the country, he set up the GIC Mutual Fund in India. He has been associated with several reputed companies as an independent Director and Advisor.

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Mr. J.P. Singh

JP has over 30 years of experience in Engineering and Operation. JP was Executive Vice President (Electrical & Automation) in Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T), where he was responsible for the Control & Automation (C&A), and Electrical Systems and Equipment (ESE) businesses, spanning India and the GCC countries. He joined L&T in 2003 after a five year term as Managing Director of Yokogawa Blue Star Ltd., a JV of Blue Star Ltd. with Yokogawa Japan in the area of Process Control. Earlier in his career, he was with Emerson Electrics Fisher Rosemount JV in the area of Process Instrumentation and Control. JP started as BARC Scientist and worked in the field of Nuclear physics. His experience encompasses Sales & Marketing, Operations, Strategy, People development and P&L responsibilities over more than 30 years in key leadership positions.

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Dr. Anuraddha Ganesh

Dr. Anuraddha is the Director of Advance Engineering at Cummins Technologies. Dr. Anuraddha has overall 30 years of experience in research & teaching. She currently leads the advance research and development in Cummins Technologies India which is WoS of Cummins US. Before Cummins, Dr. Anuradha was Head and Professor in Department of Energy Science and Engineering at IIT Bombay. She has a strong research and development in the area of energy management, alternate fuels and automobiles.

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Mr. Prashant Patel

Prashant has more than 20 years experience of investing in Indian capital markets. He was the CEO & Investment Officer of Equest Capital - a Mumbai based family office investment vehicle. He has wide experience of researching several large, mid & small size companies in Indian equity markets and has been testing several value and growth based strategies since past two decades. Prashant is an Engineer from Mumbai University and has been visiting faculty of finance at some prominent management institutions. He regularly contributes to leading investors education and awareness website capitalideasonline and his work has been appreciated by Business World magazine in its coverage of astute individual investors.

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