S. Sriniwasan (Srini)

Chief Executive Officer, Kotak Realty Fund

Srini is the founder of the Real Estate Fund Management business for the group.

Under Srini’s leadership, Kotak Realty Fund has scaled up to over US$1.2 billionin AUM(making it one of the largest real estate funds in India)and has successfully established a strong track record of profitable exits from investments. Srini joined the Kotak Mahindra group in January 1993. He was a part of Kotak’s investment banking joint venture with Goldman Sachs from its inception in 1995 and was co-head of Investment Banking till 2005.

Srini is a member of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) committee for policy initiatives on Foreign Direct Investment and REITs and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) subcommittee on Capital Markets.  He also serves as Chairman for the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors’ (RICS), South Asia Valuation Professional Group Board.

Srini holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Delhi University and an MBA from The Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad.