Samir joined 3i in September 2005 and is currently a Partner in 3i's India Infrastructure Fund and is the Managing Director of 3i's India office. He leads 3i’s Indian team of investment professionals, based in Mumbai and Delhi. During his time with 3i, Samir has worked on investing and managing a number of investments both in private equity and infrastructure such as Mundra Port, Welspun, ITL, BVG, UFO, Ind-Barath, KMC etc.
Prior to joining 3i, Samir worked for c.10 years with Citigroup across banking & investment banking. Prior to joining Citigroup, Samir worked at Asian Capital Partners and Arthur Andersen. Samir has extensive experience in a range of sectors – telecom/media, energy, auto, consumer, metals and mining and financial services.
Samir is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has a B. Com degree from Bombay University.