Vikram RajuHead of Emerging Markets at Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners
Vikram is the Partner responsible for emerging markets and impact investing for AIP Private Markets where he also serves on the Investment Committee. He has over 20 years of experience in emerging markets. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he was a Principal Investment Officer and Climate Funds Lead at the International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group. Previously, he was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and worked with a range of clients including US private equity firms and Indian NGOs. Vikram has also been a portfolio manager with the emerging markets team at Lazard Frères & Co.
Vikram received a B.A. in economics from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai and an M.S. in finance from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute, Mumbai. He also received master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Vikram serves on the Advisory Committees of private equity funds in Africa, Latin America, Eastern Europe and Asia.
He is a member of the MSIM Sustainability Council and the Chair for the Impact Investing Council at the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association.