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Avishek Gupta

Caspian Impact Investments
Head of Business
Hyderabad Area, India

Avishek heads the debt business at Caspian Impact Investment Adviser (“Caspian”) and has spearheaded Caspian’s entry into new sectors like clean energy, healthcare and education.  Caspian is an impact investment firm with a 13-year track record of making debt and equity investments in companies that have positive social and/or environmental impact. Caspian invests across sectors like financial inclusion, food & agriculture, clean energy & energy efficiency, healthcare, affordable housing, education, drinking water and sanitation and livelihoods.

Before Caspian, Avishek helped set up a wholesale lending business in small business lending and affordable housing finance sectors and enabled debt finance for several financial institutions through plain vanilla debt, securitization and other structured products. Prior to this, Avishek managed the incubation of a portfolio of technology backed start-ups operating across dairy, agriculture, rural tourism, drinking water and rural energy supply chains.

​Avishek holds a B.Tech (Dairy Technology) and M.Sc. (Dairy Chemistry). He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management from Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA).