Chairman, and Advisory Council Chair
Chair of the Force for Good Platform and Initiative; CEO and Founder, Greater Pacific Capital; Formerly Goldman Sachs, Head of Strategic Group; Formerly Partner KPMG; Author of ‘The Master Strategist’ (Random House, 2005)
Ketan established the Force for Good Initiative, leading its outreach and research and co-authored its inaugural report, ‘Capital as a Force for Good’, in December 2020, which examined 63 leading global financial institutions and engaged 30 as active participants, establishing the industry’s efforts to impact the world for good.
He was formerly a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs and headed the Goldman Sachs Strategic Group. He has worked extensively in the US, Europe, China, Japan and India, providing strategic counsel to the bank’s leading corporate, investing and government client leaders.
Ketan co-founded and leads the investment firm, Greater Pacific Capital (GPC), which invests in high growth enterprises making an impact locally and internationally, profitably and sustainably.
He also leads GPC’s research work, which focuses on peace, prosperity and freedom, including the rise and fall of civilisations, great power, the changing world order and the shape of the world to come, sustainability, mass inclusion and the eradication of slums.
Ketan is a fellow, trustee and board member of the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS), and worked with the UNWAAS Global Leadership Initiative, leading the future of finance initiative. He currently chairs the WAAS Global Referendum initiative.
He is a member of the working group of the UN SDSN Senior Working Group on Joint Implementation of EGD and SDGs and also the Lancet Commission COVID 19 Green Recovery Task Force focused on Sustainable Finance.
Ketan is the author of ‘The Master Strategist’ (Random House, 2005).
He grew up in London and India and studied Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and is an MBA and ACMA.