Mr. Pranav Sharma
Pranav is a seasoned professional with over seventeen years of experience, who firmly believes that for enterprises to build successful and financially sustainable businesses, financial well-being and wellness rests at the core. He has benefitted from being both educated and having worked in multicultural and multifunctional environments. He is a graduate of the Vishwakarma Institute of Technology (Pune University), where he studied mechanical engineering, as well as the Asian Institute of Management (Philippines) and HEC (Paris), where he earned his MBA. Pranav’s professional expertise is instrumental in guiding him toward his current role as the General Partner of Woodstock Fund. During his professional journey, Pranav has taken on leadership roles covering functions and verticals such as business development, sales and distribution, asset management, private equity, and insurance. During his initial years, he gained experience in the manufacturing and renewable energy space both as an engineer and a marketing professional. Following that, he held several strategic roles in the financial services sector, which ultimately led to him becoming the Pan-India Head of SME business at Aditya Birla Group. Currently, at Woodstock, he is responsible for devising and executing strategies encompassing fund structure, people, deal flow, fundraising, investment management, governance, compliance, and risk management.
Pranav is now setting up Agna, a brand specifically focused on institutional funds, products, and services.