Sandeep Sabharwal

Sandeep has been instrumental in establishing SLCM as a professional Agri-Logistics Group specializing in post harvest services. He is an MBA from FMS, Delhi & has been the Managing Partner & Promoter of SLCM since 1996. He is a veteran with diversified and rich experience of more than three decades in the areas like commodity storage, procurement, commodities market, trading, processing, warehousing & financial services in the agriculture sector. Sandeep has a strong presence in top-line business publications & channels that often look for his comments/ thoughts on issues pertaining to the industry.

Sandeep was conferred with the Most Innovative CEO by Inc India recognizing his innovations in the industry. He has also been conferred with Certification on US Warehouse Receipt System from The Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture and The Texas A & M University. He is a member of Executive Committee of Warehouse Development and Regulatory Act (WDRA). He is also a member of FICCI Committee which was appointed by the Government of India to study the warehousing model of United States of America.


Arvind Kumar Arora

A Techno-legal professional, who is Post graduate Civil Engineer from IIT Delhi besides having an M. Phil degree in Defence and Strategic Studies and a Degree in Law. He has served as one of the Director Generals with Military Engineer Services and has more than 45 years’ experience in public Procurement, logistics and related infrastructure from operational levels to Strategic level. He is also a Fellow of number of Technical, Legal, and Arbitral institutions and has presented several papers in National and International conferences. He currently serves as Arbitrator on the panels of a large number of High Courts, Arbitration Institutions and Government Organizations, besides being on the panel of Central Vigilance Commission of India as Independent External Monitor for monitoring integrity pact of high value Government procurement and also on the panel of Ministry of Road Transport and Highways as Independent Quality Auditor for Highways and Border roads.



Mr. Henning Haugerudbraten

Henning Haugerudbraten is a Principal in the Financial Inclusion Private Equity department of responsibility Investments AG and also manages responsbility's Bangkok office. He has a diversified career spanning over 24 years, and previously served at Triple Jump, Abler Nordic, McKinsey, Norges Bank and the World Bank Group. He leads the private equity investments in South and Southeast Asian financial institutions and fintech.
Henning is a CFA Charterholder, holds a Master’s Degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Oslo.

Vice President, Creation Investments Capital Management LLC

John Tyler Day

Mr. Day is a Vice President with Creation Investments and has been associated with the firm since 2011. His responsibilities include identifying and evaluating investment opportunities, performing transaction due diligence, and working with portfolio companies post investment. Prior to Creation, he was a Technical Advisor to the microfinance institution, Five Talents Uganda.

He has also been a Financial Analyst in the mergers and acquisitions group at the investment banking firm, Houlihan Lokey. While at Houlihan, Tyler focused on mergers and acquisitions advisory and private placements of debt and equity. Tyler received his Bachelor of Business Administration from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, where he majored in Finance.

Vishal Omprakash Goenka

Executive Director of Everstone Capital Partners II LLC

Vishal Omprakash Goenka

Previously worked as an Associate at Warburg Pincus since May 2012 to Apr 2017. Closed deals in auto ancillary space in April 2013, Real Estate deal in July 2015 and Oct 2015. Have worked extensively on Financial Services and Infrastructure space.Analyst with Asia Investment Banking team at J.P. Morgan covering Industrials & Transportation sector from 2010 to 2012 (Rated Best Analyst among my peer group). Gold Medalist at IIM Indore securing 1st Rank in both the years in a batch of 240, 2008-10. Awarded Best All-rounder at IIM Indore for outstanding performance in academic and extracurricular activities. Runners-up in the National round of the CFA Global Investment Challenge - an event organized by CFA Institute.

Partner, Incofin India

Rahul Rai

Rahul is a Partner at Incofin India. He joined Incofin in 2019. He has over eighteen years of experience across private equity, structured finance and internal auditing. Prior to Incofin, Rahul was a founding member of Rabobank’s private equity business in India in 2008. With specialist private equity investing experience of eleven years in the agri food sector, Rahul is responsible for guiding proprietary deal sourcing efforts at Incofin and for strategically advising entrepreneurs to help realise the full potential of their ventures.

Rahul is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School, Boston and has also completed the Private Equity Program at the Indian School of Business. He is a member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and holds an undergraduate degree in economics.

Equity Investment Fund, ICICI Venture

Sharad Malpani

Sharad Malpani is part of the private equity investment team at ICICI Venture. Sharad has total experience of more than 18 years including private equity experience of around 8 years. Sharad has been with ICICI Group since last 15 years and had earlier worked with McKinsey & Co and IRIS Limited (ecommerce startup). He also actively advises various start ups in technology and BFSI domain.

Sharad was a nominee member of the Management Committee of the EIF where he has managed transactions across verticals which include BFSI, technology, Consumers, Agri based industries, Automobiles, Logistics, infrastructure etc. Previously, he was heading the Institutional Investments portfolio where he was responsible for developing global relationships with institutional clients and advising on their India linked investments. He has worked out of London and Toronto offices earlier.

Sharad is an alumnus of Mumbai University. He completed the Master of Management Studies from the University in 1998. He is also a qualified engineer having completed his B.E (Chemical Engg.) from Mumbai University. He also has the honor of graduating the engineering degree with third rank in the Mumbai University.