People Connector & Strategic Relationship Expert
Radha's personal and professional journeys are intertwined by the key relationships she has fostered from living in The Bahamas, the US and Dubai. Her diverse cultural experiences have taught her to embrace the challenges of new beginnings in her own life and seek pragmatic, peaceable solutions that benefit everyone involved. As an established fundraiser in the MENA region - with 22 years of experience working at Top Tier Investment Managers based in New York and Dubai - Radha has advised Startups and VC firms on business and marketing strategy.
From 2006 to 2016 she was responsible for the fundraising and business development initiatives of Family Offices, Financial Intermediaries and Institutions in the Middle East, Africa and the Asian sub-continent. Radha holds an M.B.A in International Business from The Zicklin School of Business (Baruch College, NY) and B.A in Economics from Rutgers University in New Jersey.
Affiliations & Memberships
Radha is a member of MindShift Capital, focused on post-seed early-stage companies in the USA, Europe and Middle East. Through a global network, MindShift identifies companies with scalable technology, exceptional leadership and high growth potential. Investing with a gender lens, MindShift ensures diversity of thought while narrowing the funding gap for female-led ventures.
A humanitarian above all else, Radha is driven by the versatility of human connections. From this, she has developed an intuitive ability to help clients realise and recreate the perfect personal & professional environment in which to flourish. Her own past experiences have allowed her to connect the dots and bridge the gaps with effortless ease.
Permal Group: Vice President, Business Development for ME, East Africa, India
Bank of London & The Middle East (UK): Director, Business Development & Asset Management, EMEA Region
Salomon Brothers Asset Management: Portfolio Analyst, New York, USA