Pinaki Aich - Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Pinaki Aich is the Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Green Fund. He also serves as the CEO of Forward Investments, the global venture capital arm of DEWA making strategic investments in disruptive technologies. Pinaki brings with him over 20 years of experience in financial services in US, Europe & Middle East with coverage across multiple investment classes. He also has the unique expertise of working for a financial center driving strategy covering different aspects of financial services including regulation, technology & market development.
Prior to his current role, Pinaki Aich was Head of Strategy & Innovation at Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), a financial hub for the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia (MEASA) markets established in 2004 as a special economic zone in the U.A.E. Among other projects he was a key architect for the first accelerators & fintech fund in the region.
Prior to DIFC, he was based in San Francisco as Founding Partner at Auxano Capital Partners, a venture capital firm focused on helping U.S. technology companies expand globally. His expertise at the firm ranged across a wide spectrum of deep-tech solutions including clean-tech, food-tech and impact investments.
Pinaki Aich was previously with HSBC, overseeing research and business intelligence for the global banks across 8 markets and multiple asset classes including green financing.
Pinaki holds a Masters in General Management from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He also holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics.