Jonathan Franklin

Member of the Board & Executive Committee, The Olayan Group

Mr. Franklin is the Chairman of Metin Mitchell & Company, leading independent executive search firm for Saudi Arabia and the rest of the Middle East region. Prior to this, he worked for more than 14 years with The Olayan Group, where he last served as Chief Executive Officer. He joined Olayan in 2007 as Head of Investments and became the CEO in 2019. Mr. Franklin retired in April 2021 and he remains as a Member of the Board and Executive Committee of the Olayan Group. Mr. Franklin started his career with JP Morgan where he served for seventeen years and then joined Chase Manhattan Bank as Head of Investment Banking for oil and gas companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He was also a Partner at Ernst and Young. Mr. Franklin holds a BA (Hons) degree in history from Cambridge University.

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of the team.

Ajit Kumar

Managing Partner

Rohit Batra

Managing Partner

Abhishek Chandra

Managing Director - Investments

Deependra Dhamu


Anil Talreja

Director of Finance & Compliance

Rini Mitra

General Counsel

Nawaz Naviwala

Senior Associate - Investments

Srinidhi Srinath

Senior Associate - Investments

Vinesh Semlani

Vice President - Finance

Anik Sheth

Associate - Finance

Geraldine Pepito

Executive Assistant

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of the Advisors.

Dr. Kris Singh

Founder, President and CEO of Holtec International

Dr. Mark Mobius

Founding Partner, Mobius Capital Partners LLP

Suresh Kumar

Chairman of Values Group

Surjit Bhalla

Executive Director for India at the IMF

Gurcharan Das

Ex-MD of P&G Worldwide