Vikas Verma

Director, India Programs

Vikas is a director in the India team and oversees a portfolio of investment across financial inclusion, education, jobs and livelihoods initiatives.

Prior to joining the foundation, Vikas worked with SUN Capital, a private equity firm, in an investment and corporate finance role. His focus at SUN was on identification, valuation, structuring and financing of potential investments. Prior to his stint with SUN, Vikas worked as a scientist with the Indian Government’s Defense Research and Development Organization, developing mission critical avionics systems for India’s top tier fighter aircraft.

Vikas has a master’s in business administration from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communication engineering from Rohilkhand University.