Anand Kumar

Co-Founder and Partner
Gateway Partners

IBF Distinguished Fellow (2009)

Corporate Banking

"Banking and investing are essentially lifelong apprenticeships - you learn by doing and continuing learning and training are an essential feature of staying relevant and competitive in today's market."


Mr Kumar is a founding partner of Gateway Partners, a $555m fund focused on Private Equity and Structured Credit, following a long career in Banking. Over his 23 year career in Banking, he held leadership positions in Standard Chartered that included heading the Global Capital Markets Business and Co-heading the Wholesale Bank in Asean and Australia. He also built the Bank's M&A, leveraged finance and investment banking coverage practice for Asean over the years. Anand was previously at Morgan Stanley where he headed the Bank's Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructuring Department for South East Asia.