27-28 SEPTEMBER 2016

WorldPensionSummit Africa Special

The only platform 'for and by' Pension Professionals, exchanging knowledge and innovative ideas on securing sufficient pension provision. 


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Sev Vettivetpillai

Sev Vettivetpillai

Partner and Global Head of Thematic Fund Businesses at The Abraaj Group | Dubai

Sev Vettivetpillai is a Partner at The Abraaj Group and Global Head of Thematic Fund Businesses, responsible for the Group’s Healthcare, Real Estate and Energy Infrastructure investments, as well as leading the efforts on launching new products and strategies.

Mr. Vettivetpillai is one of four permanent members of the Investment Committee responsible for approval of all Abraaj investments across the platform. In addition, he is Chairman of the Abraaj Partners Council and a Member of the Board of Directors.

Mr. Vettivetpillai has more than 20 years of experience within the growth markets private equity arena, with extensive experience in the areas of strategic investment management, fundraising, deal structuring, valuation, due diligence and portfolio management.

Mr. Vettivetpillai was Founder of the Aureos Group, where he held the position of Chief Executive Officer from 2003 until 2012, and Chief Investment Officer from 2001. He led the transaction for the acquisition of Aureos by The Abraaj Group in 2012.

Prior to joining Aureos, Mr. Vettivetpillai was a Senior Investment Executive at CDC Group plc between 1996-2001, after having served three years in CDC’s fund management company in Sri Lanka (Ayojana Fund Management) as an Investment Manager.

Mr. Vettivetpillai is a CFA Charter holder and completed a BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering from Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, UK.

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