Shivani Bhasin Sachdeva

Founder & CEO,
India Alternatives


Shivani Bhasin Sachdeva is the Founder & CEO of India Alternatives, a reputable mid-market, domestic private equity fund focused on investing behind transformational themes in India such as women becoming more empowered as consumers.

Shivani has over 19 years of global private equity experience in the US and in India at top funds including GE Equity, Lightyear Capital and IDFC Private Equity. Shivani has helped shape strategy at market leading companies through board-level involvement and has been instrumental in generating stellar returns for her investors. Shivani has previously served on the boards of HealthCare Global and Gokaldas Intimatewear, and currently serves on the boards of Brinton Pharmaceuticals and Seclore Technology.

She is also an Independent Director at Emaar India, one of the largest real estate developers in India with assets in the country of over $3 billion, 5,000 acres of land, and 30 active projects; and at HIKAL Limited, a highly innovative company working across the life science value chain with over 2300 employees and market cap of over $943 million. Shivani has received accolades and recognition for being one of the top women leaders in Finance in India. Shivani received an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in Economics from Mount Holyoke College (Phi-Beta-Kappa, Magna Cum Laude, Sarah Williston Scholar).