Hari is a private investor mainly in Europe and the US where he works with shareholder-driven companies’ managements and boards to optimize performance and growth. He is currently a Board Member of India-centric Private Equity Funds advised by ICICI Ventures and Ascent Capital.
Between 2010 and 2013 Hari acted as the CEO of a leading German telecom equipment supplier and led the restructuring and repositioning of the company prior to its sale to Zyxel. Hari acted as a Limited Partner in several India-focussed Private Equity funds (ICICI Ventures, Ascent Capital, Chrys Capital, Barings India) on behalf of Sal. Oppenheim Private Equity Partners and has been engaged in helping portfolio companies acquire assets in Europe.
Prior to this, Hari was Global Energy and Utilities Corporate and Project Finance Leader at Deloitte in London and Milan.
Hari obtained a B.Sc. at the London School of Economics, an M.Sc. In Development Economics at Oxford University and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen in London.
Fluent in English, Italian, German and French.