Avinash is a fund manager at Jupiter Asset Management. He manages India dedicated funds which he and has done since 1995. He joined Jupiter in 2007.
Avinash worked for BNP Paribas Asset Management. He later founded Peninsular Capital Partners, an investment management firm focused on managing equity assets in the Indian sub-continent.
Prior to this, he was the CEO of GEM Dolphin Investment Managers, a joint venture fund management company. He launched and managed the South Asia Access Fund and South Asia Value Fund, one of the first India dedicated offshore funds, in 1995.
Avinash is a chartered accountant and was a Senior Manager at Price Waterhouse when he left in 1992 to lead the management buy-in of John Lusty Group plc, a publicly quoted food manufacturer and distributor. He served as its Chief Operating Officer until the sale of the company in 1994.
Avinash is a trustee of Pratham (UK), a charity focused on children’s education in India.