We are Marcena
Some celebrate uniformity but we find this to be dull.
We prize differences in backgrounds and strengths.
It is this entropy that allows us to be open to good ideas which in turn can come from anywhere with no relation to age, level, or rank.
Dhruv (‘Drew’) Sharma has experience within Private Equity, Real Estate, and Infrastructure Investing. Prior to establishing Marcena Capital Ltd in 2014, Dhruv was Asset Allocation Director at Strategic Assets Partners LLP (‘SAP’). Dhruv graduated with Distinction from the London School of Economics and University of Warwick. As CEO, Dhruv presides over Due Diligence, Fiduciary and Board Advisory, and Capital Formation.
Investment Advisory Board
Michael Hecht is Director of Hecht Management, investing into core Real Estate and providing Advisory on Acquisition and Development. Previously, Michael invested for the Thyssen Family; and more latterly invested into Healthcare and Venture.
Sach Chandaria is a member of a multi-generational family; besides Philanthropy, Sach has an active role in the family’s businesses in the areas of software, technology, electronics, and media. He holds a MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Brown University.
Osamu Hosokubo was CEO of Japan Asia Investment Co., Ltd., founded in 1981 and a strategic pioneer in Japanese investment into Private Equity and Venture Capital. Osamu joined JAIC in 1989 and prior to this Osamu was with Nippon Trust Bank.
Olev Schults is one of the founders of Cresco, established in 1995. Cresco’s institutional arm is also a founding member of Tallinn SE and joint member of the Nasdaq Baltic Market. Olev’s investment remit is within Special Situations and Financial Technology.
Chief Investment Officer
Shashank Sripada has a decade of experience in Investment Management and previously was Investment Director at Marcena Capital Ltd. Prior to Marcena Capital Ltd, he was Senior Analyst at ‘SAP’. Additionally, Shashank founded ‘Bubblo’. Shashank graduated from the London School of Economics and George Washington University.
Wilfred van Opstal
Wilfred van Opstal heads Asia for Marcena Capital Ltd with an allocation focus on Real Estate, Energy, and Private Equity Tech; Wilfred has been previously with ‘SAP’, ING, and Winterthur.
Mark Walenbergh, CFA, has previous experience as Executive Director at Santander, Jefferies, and PIMCO. Mark has an institutional and asset management focus on Benelux.
Inna I. Bratakusuma has three decades of experience and worked at Maybank Asset Management, ImQ Consulting, and Bank Bukopin in Indonesia. Inna graduated in Civil Law from Universitas Islam Nusantara.
Neil O’Neill has prior experience at Accenture and Marcena Capital Ltd. Neil graduated with first class honours from the London School of Economics and is an MBA Candidate at London Business School.
Edin Buzuku founded Group Buzuku, active in Property and Olive Trade. He was V-P at ‘SAP’ and graduated from University of Belgrade.
Shruti Kanoria has spent a decade working under Marcena Capital Ltd and previously as Analyst at ‘SAP’. Shruti graduated from the University of Mumbai.
The Analyst Fellowship provides the next generation with the asset management skills set we have been fortunate to learn and acquire as well as the chance equal to the one we had in the first twenty years of the 21st Century.
Daniel Stuccilli (University of Southern California)
Shivam Brahmbhatt (University of Southern California)
Past: Stuart Tweedie (University of Baltimore)
Past: Neil O'Neill (London School of Economics)
Past: Shruti Kanoria (University of Mumbai)