Impact investing has the power to bring about meaningful social change and to be a great leveller in society

Minal Sequeira

Minal joined Elevar in 2018 and manages finance and compliance at Elevar in India. In her view “In impact investing, the focus is not just on gathering and distributing resources to low-income communities but converting them in a manner capable of bringing about meaningful social change. It has the power to be a great leveller in society.”

Minal joined with 11 years of experience in audit, taxation, accounting, law, secretarial matters and fund administration of which six years were spent in the PE/VC space. Prior to joining Elevar, Minal was with Sabre Partners, a healthcare and financial services-focused private equity fund where she managed matters related to finance and compliance and setting up the operations framework for portfolio companies. Prior to Sabre, she was at Tranzmute Capital & Management, a firm focused on providing capital to emerging entrepreneurs as well as support to established family businesses. Her role there involved providing strategic and operational support to Tranzmute clients. A firm believer in the adage, “Be the change you wish to see in the world”, Minal has volunteered for organizations dealing with urban sanitation problems in Bangalore.

Minal is a qualified Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary and Financial Risk Manager. She graduated with a Bachelors in Commerce degree from Mumbai University. In her free time, when not reading or cooking, she enjoys writing restaurant reviews and designing travel itineraries for friends.