Sanjeev Gupta is a highly respected C-suite executive with over 30 years of pioneering experience in Strategy, Corporate Finance, and M&A, focusing predominantly on emerging markets across Africa, MENA, and India. Known for his ability to develop transformational business models, Sanjeev has collaborated with a diverse set of stakeholders, from governments and private sector companies to development institutions and family businesses. His focus extends beyond mere profitability, aiming to balance commercial gains with socio-economic development and ESG standards. A seasoned board member, he has served on the boards of multilateral institutions, private equity funds, publicly listed companies, and family-owned SMEs. Notably, he has successfully raised over USD 15 billion in global funding from various sources including capital markets, family offices, and pension funds. Apart from his executive roles, Sanjeev is affiliated with prestigious organizations like Invest Africa, Common Purpose, and the Africa Finance Corporation. An active speaker and writer, he contributes his expertise on investing in emerging markets and cross-cultural management to platforms like Forbes India. He also engages in mentorship and lectures at esteemed institutions such as the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School and UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.