Krishnan Ganesan is a Managing Director at South Asia Advisors, a sub-advisor to GEF Capital Partners. He is based in Mumbai, India, and joined South Asia Advisors in 2019.  Mr. Ganesan is responsible for sourcing, executing, and managing investments in South Asia. Additionally, he assists in various financial and administrative roles associated with the South Asia investment program.

Prior to joining South Asia Advisors, Mr. Ganesan was Director at Florintree Capital, an India focused alternate asset manager where he was responsible for private equity investments across several sectors and was also responsible for the finance function at the firm. Prior thereto, Mr. Ganesan was Vice President of the India investment team of Wayzata Investment Partners, a US-based private equity firm, and was also a member of the private equity team at ICICI Ventures. Mr. Ganesan has also worked as a strategic consultant for Stern Stewart & Co and as a member of the audit and assurance team at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Mr. Ganesan received a Bachelor of Commerce from University of Madras, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode, where he was awarded the Gold Medal for graduating at the top of his class. He is a national rank holding Chartered Accountant and also a Company Secretary.