Shivani Bhasin SachdevaFounder & CEO at India AlternativesSpeaker
Shivani Bhasin Sachdeva is the Founder & CEO of India Alternatives, a top performing mid-market private equity firm in India. India Alternatives invests in companies that are poised to become market leaders by benefitting from transformational themes in India. These themes include women becoming more empowered as consumers, an increased focus on health and wellness and the confluence of financial services and technology.
At India Alternatives, Shivani has made marquee investments and been an active board member in her portfolio companies, resulting in exceptional returns for her investors. Shivani has previously served on the boards of HealthCare Global, Gokaldas Intimatewear and Seclore Technology, and currently serves on the boards of Brinton Pharmaceuticals, Gynoveda Femtech and Adjetter Media Network Private Limited.
Shivani has over 20 years of global private equity experience in the US and in India and previously worked at reputable Funds including GE Equity, Lightyear Capital and IDFC Private Equity. Shivani is an Independent Director at Emaar India, one of India’s largest real estate developers with assets in the country of over $2 billion, 5000 acres of land, and 35 active and completed projects; and at HIKAL Limited, a technology driven, highly innovative company working across the life science value chain with over 3200 employees and market capitalisation of over $600 million.
She is a frequent speaker at leading domestic and international conferences on private equity including SuperReturn Europe and Singapore and the Indian Venture Capital Association. Shivani is also a regular speaker at prestigious corporate and industry forums. Shivani has received accolades and recognition for being one of the top women leaders in Finance in India.
Shivani received an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in Economics from Mount Holyoke College (Phi-Beta-Kappa, Magna Cum Laude, Sarah Williston Scholar).