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1 November 2021
Virtual eventGST/UTC+4

Abhishek Sharma
Founder Chief Executive Officer at Foundation Holdings


Abhishek Sharma serves as the Founder Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Foundation Holdings, a strategic, global investment firm focused on building sustainable, industry defining companies in the impactful healthcare and education sectors across India and the GCC. Foundation Holdings employs a long-term partnership and engagement approach to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) measures to drive value and measurable impact over time.

In 4 years, Abhishek has raised USD 150 million to spearhead 10 acquisitions creating seven industry-defining portfolio companies that are focused on positive social benefit impact locally and regionally. Together these portfolio companies have strengthened human capital by employing over 5,000 people and have touched the lives of 4.5 million people while generating over USD 200 million in revenue through enabling greater access to affordable, quality healthcare and education.

Abhishek has over 20 years of investment experience including as a Founder member of Amanat Holdings PJSC (largest GCC healthcare and education listed SPAC), Bank of America, Lehman Brothers, Ithmar Capital and Sun Capital. He has an established track record of sustainable investment returns having led the IPOs of Al Noor Hospitals and Amanat Holdings, garnering subscriptions of USD 800mn and USD3.8bn respectively.

Agenda Sessions

  • ESG on the rise: sustainability success strategy