ev Vettivetpillai is Managing Partner and Global Head of Impact Investing. He is an Executive Board Member of The Abraaj Group, a member of the Firm’s Global Investment Committee, and a member of the Management Executive Committee. In addition, Mr. Vettivetpillai serves as Chair of the Impact Investing Investment Committee.
Mr. Vettivetpillai has more than 25 years of experience within the growth markets private equity arena, with extensive experience in setting up new teams in new geographies and products, strategic investment management, fundraising, deal structuring, valuation, due diligence and portfolio management.
Mr. Vettivetpillai was the Founder of the Aureos Group, where he held the position of Chief Executive Officer from 2003 until 2012. He successfully led the management buy-out in 2009 and subsequently merged the organization with The Abraaj Group in 2012.
Mr. Vettivetpillai sits on many boards as an independent/nominee director including the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA).
Mr. Vettivetpillai is a CFA Charter holder and completed a BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, UK.