Mr. Gheewalla is a private investor focusing on private equity and venture capital investments. Until 2012, Mr. Gheewalla was a Partner at Goldman Sachs & Co., where he worked for 20 years. At Goldman Sachs, he held senior management positions in the Private Equity, Venture Capital, Mezzanine, and Senior Loan investment businesses in GS Merchant Bank. Mr. Gheewalla was a member of Goldman Sachs’ Global Investment Committee, which makes investment decisions for all corporate funds (PE, VC, Mezz, Loans) on a worldwide basis. He was a member of the Merchant Bank’s Operating Committee, Risk Committee and Business Practices Committee. Mr. Gheewalla was also a member of the Investment Committee for Petershill Fund, which purchases GP stakes in hedge funds. He has significant international experience as the Head of Goldman Sachs’ Principal Debt Investment Group in Europe for many years. He has served on over a dozen public company and private company boards.
Mr. Gheewalla earned an MBA from Harvard Business School, and an MSc, with distinction, from the London School of Economics, which he attended on a Fulbright Scholarship. He graduated with a BA, summa cum laude, from Tufts University and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Mr. Gheewalla currently serves on the Tufts Board of Trustees, where is Chairman of the Investment Committee that manages Tufts’ $2.5 billion endowment, was Chairman of the Responsible Investment Advisory Group, and is a member of the Administration & Finance Committee. He also serves as a member of the Board of Advisors for Tufts School of Arts & Sciences. Mr. Gheewalla is a member of the Board of Directors of My Sisters’ Place, a non-profit organization that works to support the survivors of domestic violence, where he also serves on the Executive Committee and Investment Committee and chairs the Finance Committee. He is married with three children and lives in Larchmont, NY.
Mr. Gheewalla was elected to the Tufts University Board of Trustees in 2018.