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Welcoming New Member Akash Gupta


Welcoming New Member Akash Gupta

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Akash Gupta. Akash is currently a clean tech investor, working with a UK based energy sector specialist growth capital private equity fund as a Principal. He leads investments end-to-end, from sourcing to transaction close, plus portfolio management.

Prior to this, Akash worked with McKinsey in its London office advising Energy, Infrastructure, Transport, Logistics, Consumer-Tech, and Private Equity clients. Before that, Akash spent seven years with Royal Dutch Shell, living & working across Asia, Africa and Europe in a variety of innovation, technical and commercial roles.

Akash holds MBA from London Business School (Dean’s list), and Dual Degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT Bombay (institute silver medallist). Akash brings strong conceptual problem solving skills and experience on portfolio strategy, supply chain, operations, investing/M&A, cost excellence and technology functions.

He splits his time between India and the UK. He would like to collaborate on exciting projects.