Managing Director & India Head,
Standard Chartered Private Equity
Mr. Udai Dhawan was involved at the very early stages of formation of the IVCA as an interim executive committee member before the first executive committee was formed in 2010. He has represented SCPE as a member of the IVCA since its inception.
Mr. Udai Dhawan serves as a Managing Director and India Head of Standard Chartered Private Equity Limited. Mr. Dhawan joined Standard Chartered Private Equity Limited in 2008. Mr. Dhawan served as a Vice President of SkyWorks Capital, LLC since June 2006. He served as a Senior Vice President of Kotak Mahindra Capital, where he led Energy and Transportation Investment Banking. Prior to SkyWorks, Mr. Dhawan served as Director of Corporate Planning and Mergers and Acquisitions at Sabre Holdings/Travelocity.com. He previously was employed by JP Morgan and Arthur Andersen in investment banking and M&A positions. At Arthur Andersen,
Mr. Dhawan advised Fortune 500 companies seeking to establish a presence in India through M&A, joint ventures and strategic alliances. He also has extensive experience in cross-border tax, legal and regulatory fields. He has been a Non-Executive Director of Redington (India) Limited since January 10, 2017. He has been Director of Ocean Sparkle Limited since April 25, 2017. He serves as a Director of IFMR Capital Finance Private Limited. He served as Nominee Director of Varun Beverages Limited until December 02, 2016. He served as a Non-Executive Non Independent Nominee Director of Fortis Healthcare Limited from February 11, 2014 to March 23, 2016. He has an Associate Chartered Accountant (the equivalent of a CPA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in New Delhi. Mr. Dhawan holds M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Commerce from the Shri Ram College of Commerce of Delhi University, also in New Delhi.