Dhiraj Poddar

Managing Director & Country Head,
TA Associates

Dhiraj heads the Indian operations of TA Associates Advisory Pvt. Ltd., focusing on investments in companies in India and other emerging markets. 

Dhiraj has advised on over 11 investments across financial services, technology, business services and manufacturing. He joined TA in 2010 and has more than 15 years of experience in the private equity industry.

Among others, he serves on the Board of Directors of Indiaideas.com (BillDesk), Atria Convergence Technology (ACT), Prudent Corporate Advisory, Indira IVF Hospital and Accion Labs. Prior to Joining TA in 2010, he worked at Standard Chartered Private Equity where he invested across several sectors in India.

TA Associates has recently seen the listing of two of its portfolio companies – Tega Industries and Rategain. In addition to these, two of their investee companies have filed for an IPO.

He received a degree from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and an MBA Degree from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.