Chief Investment Officer (CIO)

Mr. Lakhaney is the Chief Investment Officer at WEH and has over 17 yearsof private equity and management consulting experience across emergingmarkets including MENA, South Asia, and Southeast Asia with specificexperience across numerous industries including infrastructure, financialservices, healthcare, education, and F&B

At WEH, he focuses on formulating and implementing strategic andoperational enhancements to support the firm’s long-term growth plans. Heis heavily involved in WEH’s financing, internal & external developmentactivities, and is also focused on WEH’s international expansion and M&Aefforts

Prior to WEH, he was with The Abraaj Group, which was a leading privateequity firm focused on emerging markets with over $14b undermanagement. At Abraaj he was instrumental in establishing the firm’sSoutheast Asian business and led the investment team for the region whichconsisted of 26 investment professionals across six offices

Mr. Lakhaney holds a B.Sc. in Management (finance concentration) fromRensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA