Rajev currently serves as Managing Director, Private Equity, with Everstone Capital Asia, based at Singapore. Rajev is responsible for leading new thematic strategies, evaluation and diligence of new investment opportunities across markets, and operational leadership for management teams at investee companies, and Chairs the Operating Network at Everstone Capital. He works across a variety of themes, with a primary focus on the consumer discretionary, consumer staples, healthcare and pharmaceuticals.
Prior to Everstone, Rajev served with Unilever for over 21 years, spanning business leadership roles across India, Asia and Global Markets. He served on Unilever’s Global Category Leadership Team for 7 years, most recently as Vice President and Category Lead for Global Skin Care Strategy & Business Development. In prior roles, he has been responsible for Global leadership of Unilever’s flagship skin brand, Pond’s and Asia Head for Skin Category. In his early career, Rajev has worked across a variety of Sales & Marketing roles in India, leading HUL’s marquee brands like Lifebuoy, Fair & Lovely etc.
Rajev holds a Bachelor of Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Varanasi, and a Master of Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta.In his free time, Rajev loves to paint, play console video games and is an avid reader and collector of graphic novels and comics.