After graduating from Shri Ram College of Commerce in 1989, he completed his articles from Price Waterhouse and got an all-India rank in the Intermediate as well as Final chartered accountancy examinations.
After qualifying in 1992, he spent five years working in his family business, OCL India Limited. After familiarizing himself with several businesses in the Group, he assumed responsibility for the overall management of the cement operations, which he ran till 1998.
In 1999, he separated out of the OCL India Group and started the investment advisory business. He was the chief architect of the takeover bid made by Renaissance Estates Limited on GESCO Corporation Limited. This attracted wide coverage in the media for unlocking shareholder value.
He moved into private equity in 2003. Revathi Equipment and Semac Consultants were amongst the investments made by him. He provides strategic direction to the investee companies. He also guides the senior management teams of these companies on various aspects of the business.