Pravin Nair

Managing Partner & Chief Operating Officer, Hill Fort Capital Partners Ltd.

Pravin has over eleven years of experience in investment management operations and fund administration services. Pravin started his career in 2006 as an Associate in the OTC derivatives valuation team at SS&C Globe Op, Mumbai. Prior to Hill Fort, Pravin spent 8 years at Bay Capital and was in charge of Operations for Bay Capital in Mauritius from 2014-2018. Pravin is based in Mauritius.

Bibi Mehjabeen Thorabally

Manager – Compliance & Operations

Mehjabeen has over 13 years of experience in the financial services sector coupled with specialist knowledge of operations, regulatory matters and compliance requirements for Mauritius registered Global Business Companies. Mehjabeen started her career in 2006 at SANNE Mauritius (previously known as International Financial Services Limited). Prior to Hill Fort, Mehjabeen spent 1.5 years at Alter Domus Mauritius Ltd and was in charge of its operations and compliance. Mehjabeen is based in Mauritius.

James Sheridan

Director, Hill Fort Capital Partners Ltd. (Mauritius)
Managing Partner, Hill Fort Capital UK LLP (UK)

Jim is based in London and started his career at Goldman Sachs in July 1982 as a sales associate in U.S. Shares and over a twenty-year career managed and led several different equity businesses. In 1996, he was named a Partner and Managing Director at Goldman Sachs and left in 2002. Prior to Hill Fort, Jim was with Bay Capital Partners UK (2014-2018), where he helped Bay Capital build their long only business and improve their Private Equity efforts.

INDIA ADVISOR

Puneet Saraogi

Managing Partner, Hill Fort LLP (India)

Puneet is based in India and started his career as an investment analyst with Arisaig Partners in their Mumbai office in June 2007. In his last role at Arisaig, he ran the Indian portfolio for the Asia Fund and was the co-head of their Global Emerging Markets Fund. In 2014, Prior to Hill Fort, he set up a public markets fund in a joint venture with Bay Capital (2014-2018), where he had primary responsibility for advising on investments for the Fund.

Rahul Saraf

Partner, Hill Fort LLP (India)

Rahul has over eleven years of experience across consulting, strategy and business operations. Prior to Hill Fort, Rahul was part of Bunge, a multi-national agribusiness. In his last role, he had the responsibility of leading the fast-growing Bakery Ingredients business for Bunge India and was additionally in charge of Bunge India’s B2B bakery fats business for North and West India. Rahul started his career as a consultant with Accenture Strategy. Rahul is based in India.

Hari Vijayendran

Investment Analyst, Hill Fort LLP (India)

Hari has over four years of experience in investment banking and corporate development (strategic investments and M&A). Prior to Hill Fort, Hari worked at Flipkart in its Corporate Development Team where he identified and evaluated 25+ firms across multiple sectors with an emphasis on e-commerce. He started his finance career as an Investment Banking Associate at Avendus Capital in July 2014. Hari is based in India.

Swati Mehta

Investment Analyst, Hill Fort LLP (India)

Swati has over three years of experience in investment banking across various sectors and geographies. Prior to Hill Fort, Swati worked for Deutsche Bank in Mumbai as a Senior Analyst in the EMEA Industrials team. She started her career in 2012 at an affiliate of UBS in Hyderabad as an Analyst in the Global Real Estate team and was promoted to Associate in two years. Swati is based in India.

Vareena D’silva

Head HR & Office Manager, Hill Fort LLP (India)

Vareena has over thirteen years of experience in people management, communication and office management skills. She commenced her career in Human Resources in Kotak Wealth Management in a generalist role. In 2009, Vareena joined Bay Capital, where her primary responsibility was people and office management (2009-2018).Vareena is based in India.

UK ADVISOR

Samantha Soravia

Executive Assistant & Roadshow Co-ordinator, Hill Fort Capital UK LLP (UK)

Sam started her career as an Executive Assistant at Goldman Sachs London before transferring to their Sydney office to work for the CEO and Chairman.  Sam moved back to London in 2017 where she worked for Bay Capital Partners, prior to joining Hill Fort.  Sam has over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry and is now responsible for co-ordinating Roadshows and Executive Support at Hill Fort Capital UK LLP.