Mr. Kumar has over 25 years of experience in the areas of asset management, investment banking, capital markets and wealth management across Asia, Europe and the Middle-East. Mr. Kumar founded Bridge Capital in 2006 and has continued to serve as a Director of that firm, which provides a broad range of corporate finance services and has managed funds in excess of $200 million. From 2000 to 2006, Mr. Kumar was the Director of Genesis International, Dubai, UAE, where he worked on a number of strategic investment projects including infrastructure privatizations and private placements in mid-cap companies. From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Kumar was a financial consultant with Merrill Lynch International, and focused on structured products related to wealth management of high net worth individuals and family offices. From 1992 to 1997, Mr. Kumar worked as Vice President for Hinduja Finance Ltd, India, where he managed a balance sheet of $80 million, arranged investment banking transactions and invested on a proprietary basis in venture capital transactions. From 1988 to 1993, Mr. Kumar held Vice President and Assistant Vice President roles at Prime Securities Limited, India, and Bank of America NT&SA.