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Jacob Kurian

Partner, New Silk Route

Jacob joined New Silk Route Advisors in April 2007 and focuses on private equity opportunities in the Indian sub-continent out of the Bangalore office.

Prior to joining NSR, Jacob was one of the Partners of the India Consumer Growth Fund which aimed to take advantage of the opportunities created by the strong consumption growth in the Indian economy.

In 2003, as President of the Indian operations of Laureate Inc., he led the effort to establish India’s largest multi-disciplinary private university. Previously, Jacob worked for the Tata Group as an officer of the prestigious Tata Administrative Service.