Rimpal Chawla

Founder & CEO - Anitya Ventures

Rimpal Chawla is the Founder & CEO of Anitya Ventures, a boutique investment and business advisory firm. Rimpal co-founded Vasisth Relative Value Fund, a SEBI registered Alternative Investment Fund (hedge fund) with a long-short relative value arbitrage strategy. He is a venture partner and investment advisor at Anthill Ventures, a Singapore based Venture Capital and speed-scaling accelerator for early-stage startups. He is a prolific Angel Investor and has led investments in several global start-ups and sits on the Advisory Boards of a few.

Previously, till April 2014, he was the Managing Director of Credit Suisse' Private Banking & Wealth Management Division and the global offshore head for Asset Management & Alternative Investments. In his international banking career spanning - 20 years, Rimpal held senior positions with Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs & Citibank in New York, Hong Kong and India. During this time, he worked in the areas of Private Equity, Fund of Funds, Distressed Assets and Capital Markets.

Rimpal is an Erickson International certified Executive Coach and currently coaches a few senior corporate executives on strategic business matters. He is a charter member of TiE and a mentor at Founder's Institute to startup founders. He also teaches a Company Valuation course at Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad.

Rimpal is a CFA Charterholder since 2004. He underwent his CA apprentice training with A.F. Ferguson & Co, New Delhi and is a Chartered Accountant since 1996. An avid golfer and a voracious reader, he currently lives in Hyderabad with his wife and daughter.