Shashank Singh is a Partner and Head of the India office of Apax Partners, having helped to start it in 2007. Shashank joined Apax in 2004 in London, where he specialised in Tech & Telecom deals. Shashank has led or participated in a number of key deals at Apax including Infogain, Azentio Software, Fractal Analytics, Healthium Medtech, Mannapuram Finance, Shriram City Union Finance (SCUF), Zensar Technologies, Cholamandalam Finance, GlobalLogic, iGATE, Apollo Hospitals, TIM Hellas, Weather Investments, TDC, Bezeq and Synetrix. He currently serves on the Boards of Infogain, Azentio, Fractal, Healthium and SCUF and was previously on the Boards of Zensar, GlobalLogic, iGATE and Apollo Hospitals.
Shashank is also the Non-executive Chairman of Dasra (an NGO) and a Trustee of the Apax Foundation, as well as serves on the South Asia Advisory Board of Harvard Business School, the Vice Chancellor’s Circle of Advisers in India for the University of Cambridge and the Executive Committee of the Indian Venture Capital Association (IVCA).
Prior to joining Apax Partners, Shashank was a strategy consultant with Monitor Company, where he advised clients in the telecoms and high technology sectors.
Shashank has an MBA from Harvard Business School, an MA in Economics from Cambridge University and a BA (Honours) in Economics from St. Stephen’s College (University of Delhi).