Mr Ravi Sharma serves as the Managing Director with The Abraaj Group, with over 16 years experience gained in the fields of private banking, investment banking and private equity. He joined Aureos in 2001 as a consultant and was a key member of the local team that participated in the establishment of the Aureos West Africa Fund LLC (AWAF) in 2003 which included opening a new office for Aureos in Nigeria and subsequently the Aureos Africa Fund LLC (AAF) in 2008. In 2012, Aureos was acquired by Abraaj and is now part of the Abraaj Group.
He has been instrumental in the investment of more than US$100million spread across various sectors such as oil and gas services, telecommunications, FMCG, IT services, healthcare, leasing, insurance, paints and chemicals. He served as a partner of Aureos Capital Limited, he was previously employed at the Aureos Ghana Advisers where he successfully closed 11 exits. He serves as a Non-Executive Director of Computer Warehouse Group Plc and a director of Custodian and Allied Insurance Limited.
Ravi holds an MBA from the University of Wales and has a BSc in Economics & Accounting from the City University, London.