Kamlesh Gandhi

Mr. Kamlesh Gandhi has extensive experience spanning over 35 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, Bhoruka Power Corporation 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 a veteran Indian Civil Servant of 37 years. In the light of his contributions in various ministries of Government of India he was elevated as Chair Audit Board and Deputy CAG of India in the rank of Secretary to GoI to oversee and report on the performance of federal and state public sector undertakings. Soon, he transited into international civil service sharing expertise with institutions such as World Bank, European Union, Asian Development Bank etc. and served for 13 years. Presently he is on the Board of a few public limited companies, civil sector entities and connected with Bangalore Metro, Rites etc. He is a member of many professional organizations and has authored many books.

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.

Managing Partner, TIWPE

Mohit Ralhan

Mr. Mohit Ralhan is currently the Managing Partner & CIO of TIW Private Equity. Mr. Ralhan specializes in buyouts, margin expansion & turnaround situations. Prior to TIW, he was an Investment & Operating professional at Barings Private Equity Partners India. He has served on advisory board of companies in the Interest-rate sensitive sectors, Technology, Education, Consumption, Media, Digital businesses & Manufacturing Consumption. Mr. Ralhan is also mentoring IBF, Fund sponsored by largest content house in 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

Investment & Operating Partner

Punyashlok is a seasoned Private Equity investment professional, with c. 18 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. Punyashlok serves on the Board of several companies in the consumer goods, value chain and digital sectors.

Chandan Kumar


Chandan is an Investment Professional with 10 years of experience in Private Equity and Venture Capital across industries such as Technology, Financial Services, Automotive, Media, Chemicals, Agriculture, Logistics and Infrastructure. Prior to TIW, he was an Investment professional at Barings Private Equity Partners India. Chandan holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta and B.Tech & M.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Anurag Joshi

Investment & Operating Professional

Anurag is an Investment Professional with the fund and has previously worked in the Investment Banking division of HSBC in London, U.K. As an investment professional, he helps source and evaluate opportunities and helps execute transactions. He is also actively involved in some of the existing investments and serves on boards of companies to drive operational excellence

Ranjith Kumar

Operating Professional

Ranjith is an intensely curious & passionate individual who brings unbounded energy to all activities he engages in. Ranjith has c.15 years of experience in distribution & scaling of companies. He has served as the head of Muthoot risk Insurance & Broking services, AEGON Religare life insurance Company Ltd., ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company among others.

Kapil Ahuja

Investor Relations

Kapil is an Investor Relations professional who has previously worked in an Investor relations company where he was a part of the team and handled investor relations for listed companies. He is a Post Graduate in Securities Markets from National Institute of Securities Markets established by SEBI.