Kavita joined EQT Partners in April 2022. She works closely with EQT’s investment advisors and with the portfolio companies to integrate sustainability across our investment cycle, from sourcing through exits to enable sustainable transformation.
Prior to joining EQT Partners, Kavita has spent 15 years across buy/issuer as well sell-side, leading sustainability programs for large-cap publicly listed entities, sustainable finance for a commercial bank and consulting. She has led several industry first ESG sector leader transformations in renewable energy, healthcare, information technology, real estate, REITs, ports, commercial banking and fashion couture and retail sectors.
Kavita holds a MSc in Sustainability (Business and Environment) from University of Leeds, UK and BA (Honours) Economics from University of Pune, India. She is also certified ESG Risk Assessor from UNEP FI & GIZ in IFC Performance Standards, and certified in Green Banking from RENAC Academy, Germany. Most recently, she was a Special Invitee Member to the Taskforce on Sustainable Finance, established by the Ministry of Finance, India. The Taskforce was co-chaired by India’s securities regulator, SEBI and the central bank, Reserve Bank of India.
Kavita is a wildlife enthusiast and member of the Bombay Natural History Society, in India.