Suresh Prabhala (Managing Partner)

Suresh Prabhala is based in India and has 20 years of experience in the finance industry with the last 14 years focused on private equity and principal investments in India.

Prior to co-founding ADV, Suresh was Managing Director and Head of India for Mount Kellett Capital where he built the India business and was also a member of the Global Investment Committee. Previously, Suresh was an Executive Director and Head of India for JPMorgan’s Asia Special Situations Group. He was part of the Asia Management Committee for the Asia Special Situations Group and represented the group on the Management Committee of JPMorgan India. Earlier, he worked with Arthur Andersen’s Corporate Finance team and was a founding member of Allegro Capital Advisors, a new advisory outfit created by a team from Arthur Andersen’s Corporate Finance team post Enron. Suresh began his career as a credit analyst at CRISIL, India’s largest credit rating agency and Standard & Poor’s Indian affiliate.

Suresh has an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management in Calcutta and a Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering from Delhi University. He is fluent in English, Hindi and Telugu.