Investment Team

Rishi Gupta

Investment Director

Rishi Gupta is Investment Director of Golden Alpha. He previously worked as Head of Research-India office at HNC Capital and was responsible for sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities across Emerging and frontier markets.

Prior to that he worked in equity research roles at Fidelity and CRISIL. Mr. Gupta holds an MBA in Finance from IMT-Gzb and B.Tech in Computer Science from Kurukshetra University. He is a CFA® charter holder.

Mr Gupta is based in India.


Pavan Sawhney

Investment Director

Pavan Sawhney is an Investment Director at Golden Alpha. He previously was Associate Director - Investments at Quentin Ayers, one of Australia’s leading advisers on global Private Equity and Alternative Asset investments.

Prior to that he worked for six years at Citigroup in Sydney, London and New York. At Citigroup he held various roles, including in Citigroup’s internal M&A team and within the private equity team of the $11 billion Citigroup Pension Fund. Pavan holds a Bachelor of Law and a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Monash University and is Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

Mr Sawhney is based in Singapore.


Pravesh Rawat

Associate Director

Pravesh Rawat is Associate Director of Golden Alpha. He previously worked as an Analyst at HNC Capital LLC where he was responsible for evaluation of investments across Emerging and Frontier markets. He worked briefly with JSW Steel Ltd previously in Risk Management department.

Prior to which he worked as an Analyst at CRISIL covering Indian mid-cap stocks across sectors. Mr. Rawat holds a Post Graduate Certification in finance from NITIE – Mumbai and B.Sc (Mathematics) from Garhwal University. He is a CFA® charter holder.

Mr Rawat is based in India.