Amit Jain

Amit Jain

Managing Director, Co‐Head India, Carlyle India Advisors Private Limited

Amit Jain is the Managing Director and Co-Head of Carlyle India Advisors. Prior to Carlyle, Mr. Jain served for ten years at Blackstone in India, most recently as Senior Managing Director in its Private Equity Group where he focused on investments in the consumer, healthcare, auto, telecom and packaging sectors as well as parts of financial services. He held board positions in numerous companies including EPL, Aakash Educational Services, Aakash Edutech, Comstar Automotive Technologies, SONA BLW Precision Forgings, FINO Payments Bank, and CMS Infosystems. Prior to Blackstone, Amit was a consultant at McKinsey & Company and started his career with Unilever in operating roles.

He holds an MBA from the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, where he was conferred ‘ISB Scholar of Excellence’ and a B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, where he was awarded the ‘Institute Silver Medal’ for his academic performance.

Amit was recognized by the Economic Times as one of India’s ’40 Under Forty’ young business leaders in 2019. He was also awarded the Young Alumni Achiever Award (YAAA) by his alma mater, IIT Kharagpur.