C0138276 Hitesh Thakrar

Hitesh is a Partner of Syncona Investment Management Ltd. He is an experienced investor in the sector, having spent over 20 years investing in public global equities in the life sciences, technology and the innovation sectors.

He has worked at various institutions in equity research and Fund Management from ADIA, the sovereign wealth Fund of Abu Dhabi, JP Morgan, Aviva Group, Dresdner Bank and New Star Asset Management. He has a strong track record, rated AA manager and was also a top 1 percentile manager in global equities. He is on the Board of Desktop Genetics, a CRISPR IP library company, backed by Illumina and is an angel investor in early stage Innovation companies. He is also on the Investment Committee of the LBA Scale Up Innovation Fund.

Hitesh holds a degree in Chemistry from Kings College, London, MBA from Cranfield University and CFA, the American Association of Investment Analysts.