Our People

Vibhav Panandiker

Partner & Co-Founder

  • Vibhav has over 29 years of experience in investments and operations spanning Southeast Asia, India, US and UK.
  • Prior to founding KV Asia Capital together with Karam, he was the Managing Director of Global Special Opportunities at JP Morgan responsible for Southeast Asia and India and a Director at Standard Chartered Private Equity focused on investments in South East Asia and sat on the boards several portfolio companies.
  • Vibhav also has extensive operational experience, having held various positions in operations and business development in Standard Chartered, Citigroup, Wipro Systems, and setting up a South East Asia business for Web Connection.
  • Vibhav holds an MBA from Indian Institute of Management – Bangalore, BEng Electrical and Electronics and MSc Economics from Birla Institute of Technology and Science.