Mr. Imran Jafar General Partner , Gaja Capital Partners

"Gaja Capital has a multi-decade investment thesis around Education, Employment and Employability in India. In the last decade we have made several, successful investments in the sector. Our Education portfolio comprising SportzVillage, Eurokids, Teamlease and CL Educate address nearly all age groups and are leaders in their respective segments. We believe Education will emerge as large and mainstream asset class, globally, in the next decade"

Imran Jafar, a post graduate in software engineering from BITS-Pilani and an MBA from IIM-Bangalore, is a General Partner at Gaja Capital. Imran has 18 years of experience in Private Equity, Pharmaceuticals and Technology services in India. Prior to Gaja, Imran worked in a variety of roles of increasing responsibility at Dr. Reddy's and Wipro Technologies.

At Gaja, Imran leads investments in the Education and Consumer clusters. He has been closely involved with Gaja's investments in SportzVillage (Sports management), EuroKids (Pre-K and K12), John Distilleries (AlcoBev), CL Educate (Supplemental Education), Indus World Schools (K12), Educomp (Education- diversified) and Millennium Schools (K12).