Benaifer Malandkar

Chief Investment Officer

Raay Global Investments


Benaifer Malandkar is the CIO of RAAY Global Investments, family office of the Amit Patni Group, of Patni Computers. The promoter family divested their stake in May 2011 to I-Gate Corporation at $1.5 billion. She is responsible for investment management of the group including identification, evaluation, deal execution and monitoring every investment across a gamut of diverse asset classes.

A commerce graduate from Jai Hind College (Mumbai), she received her Masters in Business Administration from JDBIMS, Mumbai. Prior to joining RAAY, she has worked with firms like Citibank, ICICI Prudential AMC ,RBS and SMIFS securities in various roles gathering more than 15 years of experience in the banking, debt markets, asset management and private banking. She also held a significant position in the core strategy team at ICICI Prudential AMC and worked in varied teams across her tenure there.

She is on the board of Nirvana Venture Advisors (Digital & Internet Venture Fund) and other companies of the group.

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