Anil Thadani

Director, Symphony International Holdings Limited 

Chairman, Symphony Asia Holdings Pte. Ltd.

Anil is the Chairman of Symphony’s investment manager, Symphony Asia Holdings Pte. Ltd. He trained as a chemical engineer and has a BTech from IIT-Madras, an MS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.

He began his career as a research engineer with Chevron Chemical Company, in California. He subsequently completed his MBA before joining the Bank of America in San Francisco.

He has worked in the Asia-Pacific region since 1975: he was with the Bank of America, in Japan, the Philippines and Hong Kong, until 1981 when he founded one of the first private equity investment companies in Asia.

Anil has sat on the boards of a number of companies in Asia, Europe and North America, and continues to represent Symphony on the boards of portfolio companies. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Singapore Management University and is Chairman of the university’s Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Anil Thadani