Brijesh Pande is the Founder and Managing Partner of Tembusu ICT Fund I. He has more than 20 years of experience in private equity and investment banking across Asia, Europe and the Americas with Citigroup, ANZ and SBI.
Mr Pande previously was Managing Director and Head of Private Equity at SBI Ven Capital Pte Ltd, the overseas investment subsidiary of SBI Holdings, Japan (formerly Softbank Investments), with an AUM in excess of USD 300 Million. He was on the board of SBI Ven Capital Pte Ltd and oversaw an investment platform across multiple sectors and geographies, with a focus on technology and financial services.
Prior to joining SBI Ven Capital Pte Ltd in 2010, Mr Pande managed ANZ’s Asian Corporate Sales (FX, interest rate and derivatives) business for 2 years based out of Singapore. Before ANZ, Brijesh spent 10 years at Citigroup (“Citi”) in a variety of investment banking roles in Indonesia, Philippines, Australia, UK, US, Brazil, Hungary and Puerto Rico. His roles in Citi included Head of Fixed Income Capital Markets for Citi Indonesia and Head of Corporate Sales & Structuring and Debt Capital Markets for Citi Philippines.
Mr Pande is actively involved in startup eco-system in South Asia and South East Asia as an investor, board member and advisor to early stage technology companies. He is also a Charter Member of TiE Singapore. Brijesh has an MBA (with Distinction) from the University of Oxford, a Master in Finance from London Business School and a B.Sc. (Honors) from Presidency University, Kolkata.