Vinod Krishnan – Director
Vinod Krishnan is an international investment-management professional with more than 30 years of experience advising ultra-high net worth families. Mr. Krishnan is a member of the International Society for Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP) and the Family Firm Institute (FFI). He possesses strong knowledge of the dynamics of global securities markets and their implications for family wealth preservation. His experience ranges from equity, debt, commodities, and currency trading through to structured products, real estate, private equity and venture capital, aviation financing, and commercial aircraft leasing.
Mr. Krishnan holds a post-graduate degree in Management from the University of Bombay. He attended an executive program at Harvard Business School and began his career as a business systems analyst with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). In his subsequent role with a single-family office, he orchestrated exit strategies, inheritance and succession planning, established a stock broking firm, an asset-management company, and a family office for wealth management with hundreds of millions of dollars of assets under management. Mr. Krishnan has worked throughout South Asia, the Middle East and the United States of America. He has worked alongside asset managers and professional managers in more than thirty countries, including North and South America, Oceania, Europe, and East Asia.
Working in the Middle East since 1993, Mr. Krishnan is currently based in the Dubai International Financial Centre as Arch’s Managing Director, advising ultra-high-net-worth families and high-net-worth entrepreneurs on wealth-management and business-continuity strategies.