Managing Partner & Chief Investment Officer

Mohit Ralhan

Mr. Mohit Ralhan is the Managing Partner & CIO of TIW Private Equity. Mr. Ralhan specializes in buyouts, margin expansion & turn-around situations. Prior to TIW, he was an investment & Operating professional at Baring Private Equity Partners India Fund II and Fund III. He has served on advisory board of companies in the interest-rate sensitive sectors, Technology, Education, Consumption, Media, Digital Businesses & Manufacturing Consumption. He has been awarded with Economic Times Most Promising Business Leaders of Asia in 2019.


Kamlesh Gandhi

Mr. Kamlesh Gandhi has extensive experience spanning over 38 years in the field of Capital and Financial markets in India. He has been a member of BSE for over 14 years. He has been on the Board of Directors of Kirloskar Electric Company, Sundaram-Clayton and NCL Industries. During his career so far he was involved in raising funds in over 320 capital issues and involved in placement of equities of several companies with retail, high net worth and Institutional Investors, both domestic and overseas.

S. Sathyamoorthy

Mr. Srinivasan Sathyamoorthy is an appointee of the President of India. He is a Former Deputy CAG and also the first CEO of the Anti-Corruption Academy. He has worked across public administration, Audit and Compliances across various ministries with the Government of India. Post Retirement, he has worked in consulting assignments for USAID, World Bank, European Union for various projects.

Dr. Rabi Bastia

Dr. Bastia serves as the President of (E&P) at OilMax Energy Pvt Ltd, India. Dr. Bastia was conferred the title of “Padmashree” by the Government of India in 2007. He was awarded the Leadership and Excellence Award in E&P by Oceantex in 2010, the Infraline Service to Nation Award in Energy Excellence in 2007, the Ruchi Bharat Gaurav Samman by the state of Orissa, India in 2007 and Rajiv Gandhi Samaj Ratna Award, 2011 for the contribution towards the betterment of society.

Sanjay Arora – Advisor (Technology & Digital Initiatives)

Mr. Sanjay Arora brings with him more than 25 years of Experience in Technology and Digital transformation. With a strong focus on Innovation and Transformation, Sanjay has helped multiple Fortune 500 companies with key initiatives leveraging technology and digital solutions across the globe. He is currently working with Infosys as the Vice President with focus on hi-tech business process management services and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, USA. Prior to Infosys, Sanjay served as the Managing Director for Accenture in USA with responsibility for Communication, Media and Technology companies and with Arvato Bertelsmann Group as the COO for Global Finance and Accounts, CRM BPO. Sanjay is a Chartered Accountant by profession and also a senior member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Operating & Value Add Team

Krishnaprasad Ramanathan

Mr. Ramanathan serves as an advisor for TIW Private Equity. He also serves as an Advisor for Credence Family Office. He has also served as Director for CFO Bridge and Centrum Private Wealth. He has also served in senior roles in HSBC and Franklin Templeton India.

The Team

Punyashlok Bhakta

Investments & Operating Partner

Punyashlok is a seasoned Private Equity investment professional, with c. 21 years of experience across investing, building and scaling consumption-based businesses across industries. He has served blue chip companies such as Asian paints and L’Oreal in leadership roles. He serves on the Board of several companies in the consumer goods, value chain and digital sectors. He holds a master’s degree in Management Studies and is a graduate in Statistics and Operations Research.

Chandan Kumar

Senior Principal

Chandan is an experienced Investment & Operating professional and has previously worked with Baring Private Equity Partners (India). He has handled multiple investments and exit processes including deal sourcing, deal evaluation, due diligence and legal agreements. He also plays a major role in the operating management of portfolio companies. He has 12+ years of industry experience and has done his MBA from IIM Calcutta and mechanical engineering from IIT Kharagpur.

Ranjith Kumar


Ranjith is a part of the operating team at TIW. He comes with nearly two decades of experience in sales and distribution, having built and scaled distribution for large institutions in the financial services space. His expertise is in B2C businesses and he has served on the board of consumer companies.

Namrata Hazarika

Operating Professional

Namrata is an operating professional at TIW with an experience in Corporate Strategy and Consulting. She has experience in Business Strategy, Management Consulting and IT across a broad range of industries and clients. Namrata has worked with companies such as HCL Corporate, IBM and Infosys in areas such as corporate wide strategic initiatives, new geography expansion, partnerships and corporate development. Namrata holds an MBA degree from XIMB and an engineering degree from Anna University.

Vikas Talwar

Legal and Secretarial

Vikas is currently the compliance officer for the fund. His most significant responsibilities include managing all procedures and ensuring compliances at all levels with adoption of good corporate governance practices. He has over 18 years of experience with expertise in secretarial and legal compliances. Prior to joining the fund, he served 10 years as the Company Secretary at Quatrro Global Services Pvt ltd. He has also worked with Escorts group as Assistant Company Secretary for 4.5 years and NIIT technologies for 4.5 years as part of legal and secretarial team. Mr. Talwar is a member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and holds an LLB degree from the University of Delhi.

Siddhant Minocha

Legal and Secretarial

Siddhant is an Associate Member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He is part of the legal team handling the legal and Secretarial Compliances of the fund. Siddhant has previously worked with in the Corporate Secretarial team of Maruti Suzuki India Limited, Tapasya Group and as Company Secretary of Quatrro Global Services Private Limited.

Kapil Ahuja

Investor Relations Professional

Kapil is an experienced Investor Relations professional having worked with IR Agency in the past and was part of the team and had handled investor relations for few of the Nifty 50 companies. Currently, He is managing Investor Relations for the fund. He is a Postgraduate in Securities Markets from National Institute of Securities Markets.

Rajeemol GR

Corporate Communication

Rajeemol is currently Heading Corporate Communication for the fund. She is also leading HR activities in the fund as well as the Portfolio Companies to streamline their hire to retire process. Considering her 16+ years of total experience, she served various industries like real estate, insurance & FMCG. Prior to this assignment she was working with Perfect Pincode, Muthoot Risk Insurance & Broking Services, Max New York Life Insurance & Coca Cola. Rajeemol is an MBA, specialization in HR from Alagappa University.

Shubham Gupta

Investor Relations Professional

Mr. Shubham is an Investor Relations professional who has previously worked with Tata Consultancy Services and Royal bank of Scotland where he was looking into end to end Client on boarding process, KYC Operations, Client Query management for New and existing investors. also worked on Trade Settlement, Trade Confirmation and Reconciliation of funds for Fixed income securities. Shubham is an MBA from Pune University.

Jerin George

Investor Relations Professional

Jerin is highly motivated and organised individual having considerable experience in Know Your Customer (KYC) Checks & Implementations, CDD & EDD, Anti Money Laundering (AML), Client Servicing, Risk Management, Operations Management. Worked with Banking & Finance companies like Royal Bank of Scotland, Edelweiss Custodial, DBS Bank. Professionally qualified with MBA in Finance from Mumbai University and achieved Certification in AML-KYC from Indian Institute of Banking & Finance(IIBF).