Sanchayan is a Partner at Aavishkaar Capital and manages Aavishkaar’s South and South-east Asia focussed Frontier Fund. Sanchayan has over two decades of experience in investment banking and fund management across Asia and Middle East. Prior to joining Aavishkaar in 2013, Sanchayan managed leveraged and acquisition finance at Standard Chartered Bank. Sanchayan’s previous experience includes leading M&A and project and structured finance franchises for Bank of America, ING Barings and ING Vysya Bank. Sanchayan represents Aavishkaar on the boards of investee companies in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka and is currently engaged in Aavishkaar’s expansion to the Mekong region. Sanchayan has a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM Bangalore, India and graduated with a B.Tech. in Electronics & Communications from IIT Kharagpur, India.