LN is a Venture Partner with Novo Tellus. LN has held leadership roles in the private equity over the last two decades, and has overseen capital raises, deployments and exits worth over US$ 5 billion across Europe and Asia Pacific. He has served as co-founder/Head of Asian office of Ardian Investments (formerly AXA Private Equity), Chief Investment Officer for Asian private equity/infrastructure at the Nomura Group, and Head of Capital Solutions/Business Development at Terra Firma Capital Partners.
He has also had previous roles with the private equity team of Apax Partners in London, and the Asian direct investments team at Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (“GIC”) Special Investments in Singapore. Prior to his investing career, LN worked in management consulting with Arthur D Little in the North America and Asia.
LN holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, an MS in Chemical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a B Tech in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. He is a recipient of the National Talent Scholar award from the Government of India