Raj Rao is a Partner, GIP’s President and Chief Operating Officer, having joined the firm at its inception in 2006. He is based in London.
Prior to GIP, Mr. Rao spent seven years at Credit Suisse and most recently served as a Director in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group of the Investment Banking Division of Credit Suisse. Prior to that Mr. Rao also worked at Barclays Capital in London and Kotak Securities in Mumbai.
Mr. Rao is a qualified Electronics and Telecommunications engineer and also holds an M.B.A. from Delhi University and a Masters in Finance degree from the London Business School.