For lasting impact one must challenge the status quo. The future and the past cannot be the same

Rajat Arora

Rajat joined Elevar in 2019 and is a core member of the India investing team. In his view “To create significant and lasting impact one must challenge the status quo, and believe that the future and the past cannot be the same.”

Rajat comes with 14 years of experience across investing, consulting, strategy and operations. Prior to joining Elevar, Rajat was responsible for LGT Group’s impact investing efforts in India. In his capacity at LGT, he led investments in companies that cater to the informal economy. Previously, Rajat was part of the investment team at BTS, an early-growth stage focused PE firm. Prior to that, he advised leading infrastructure companies at CRISIL. He began his career as a member of the CEO’s team at Reliance Energy.

Rajat completed his MBA from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai and Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi. He is a coffee connoisseur, an aviation geek and an avid traveller who aspires to become a travel consultant later in his life.