Managing Partner, Everstone Capital Advisors

Dhanpal Jhaveri

Dhanpal is the Managing Partner of Everstone Private Equity. He is involved in all facets of the firm's private equity business. Prior to joining Everstone in 2008, he had 17 years of experience in corporate finance and strategy. Dhanpal also worked with Vedanta Resources as Director of Corporate Strategy, with ICICI Securities as the Head of Investment Banking and with KPMG as a Partner. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Mumbai and an MBA from Babson College.

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.

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Country Head Remika Agarwal

Country Head- India for creation Investment Capital Management, LLC

Remika Agarwal

Remika Agarwal is the Country Head- India for Creation Investments Capital Management, LLC. She is an accomplished finance professional with over 16 years of financial market experience having worked across NBFCs, MFIs, HFCs, Banks, FinTech and other sectors. She has led Creation's investments in various companies in India and actively works with Creation's India portfolio. She has in her erstwhile roles also launched several innovative products and set up and expanded new verticals. Remika is a qualified risk professional and is a FRM (GARP) and PRM (PRMIA) charter holder. She has completed her MBA in Finance from MDI Gurgaon and BSc in Economics from St. Xaviers' College, Kolkata.

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.


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.

MD, NEXUS Venture Partners

Sandeep Singhal

Sandeep has been a pioneer of venture capital in India with early investments in MakeMyTrip and Netmagic solutions. Sandeep is an entrepreneur and was earlier the co-founder & CEO of Medusind Solutions, one of the leading healthcare outsourcing companies in India. Sandeep has also held senior roles at McKinsey & Company, Digital Equipment and EDA Systems.

Sandeep has an MBA (with Distinction) from The Wharton School with a dual Major in Finance and Marketing, and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. He is on the Board of TiE Mumbai, and is actively involved with the Entrepreneurs Organization and the Wharton and Stanford India Alumni Associations.

Investment Director, ResponsAbility Investments AG

Sarah Djari

Sarah is the Investment Director at ResponsAbility Investments AG, a Swiss private company located in Zurich with presence in several countries. She has held board-level positions in leading MFIs in Asia. She has studied at École Centrale Paris and Imperial College London.

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.