Ashish is a Principal at Lightrock and leads investments in the financial services / fintech and sustainable energy in India. Prior to Lightrock, Ashish worked with SEAF, a Washington DC based impact fund, where he led global investment initiatives and was involved in Qatar SME equity fund. He also consulted with Capricorn incubated company, Automatiks and led the engineering and operations for Agni Energy, a bio-energy company. He began his career with Bayer Crop Science’s Indian subsidiary as a Manager of Projects. Ashish has filed one patent and three provisional patents in the bio-power space. Ashish is a Bachelor of Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. He currently serves on the boards of Niyo, Varthana, Smartcoin and Amp Energy.