General Atlantic Team

Our global team is dedicated to helping our portfolio companies become market leaders domestically, regionally, and globally.

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Luis Cervantes

Principal,
Head of Mexico Office
Mexico City

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Luis Cervantes is a Principal and leads General Atlantic’s Mexico City office, focusing on the firm’s growth investments in Mexico and across Latin America. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2013, Luis was an Associate at Advent International where he concentrated on investments across sectors in Latin America. Previously, he was an Investment Banking Analyst at UBS in the Latin American group based in Mexico City. Luis also serves as an Adjunct Professor at Universidad Iberoamericana.

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Oscar Fan

Principal, Head of Consumer for China Beijing

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Oscar Fan is a Principal and Head of Consumer for General Atlantic’s China region. Before joining General Atlantic in 2020, Oscar was a Principal at TPG Capital. Prior to that, he held various investment roles at Barclays Capital and Macquarie.

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Christian Figge

Principal Munich

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Christian Figge is a Principal at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2012, Christian was a Research Assistant at the Technical University of Munich with a focus on empirical entrepreneurial finance topics. Before that, he worked at BC Partners and L.E.K. Consulting where he concentrated on the business services, healthcare, and industrial sectors.

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Roger Gao

Principal Hong Kong

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Roger Gao is a Principal at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in the firm’s Financial Services and Technology sectors in China. Before joining the firm in 2012, Roger was an Analyst in the Investment Banking division at Goldman Sachs based in Hong Kong where he focused on the consumer, retail, and healthcare sectors.

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Shaw Joseph

Principal New York

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Shaw Joseph is a Principal at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in the firm’s Consumer sector. Since joining General Atlantic in 2012, Shaw has also been active in the firm’s Technology sector. Before General Atlantic, he was an Associate with Hellman & Friedman. Shaw began his career at Greenhill & Co.

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Melis Kahya Akar

Principal,
Head of Consumer for EMEA
London

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Melis Kahya Akar is a Principal at General Atlantic and leads the firm’s Consumer investments across EMEA, in addition to focusing on investments in Turkey. Before joining General Atlantic in New York in 2015, Melis was a Vice President at TSG Consumer Partners where she focused on investments in the Retail and Consumer sectors. Previously, she was an Analyst in the Investment Banking division at J.P. Morgan where she concentrated on the consumer and retail sectors.

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Raph Osnoss

Principal New York

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Raph Osnoss is a Principal at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s investments in the Financial Services sector. Before joining General Atlantic in 2014, Raph was an Associate with Berkshire Partners in Boston where he concentrated on investments across a number of sectors including business services, communications, healthcare, and consumer. He began his career as an Analyst in the Investment Banking division of Goldman Sachs in the Leveraged Finance group.

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Luiz Ribeiro

Principal São Paulo

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Luiz Ribeiro is a Principal at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s investments in Brazil and Colombia. Before joining General Atlantic in 2016, Luiz worked as a Director at Advent International where he concentrated on the financial services and healthcare sectors while based in the São Paulo and Bogota offices. During his time at Advent, he served on the boards of a number of investments, and served as Interim CFO of Atmosfera.

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Rajat Sood

Principal Mumbai

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Rajat Sood is a Principal at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in the firm’s Financial Services and Technology sectors. After joining General Atlantic’s Mumbai office in 2007, Rajat also worked at the firm’s New York office from 2009 to 2012. Prior to General Atlantic, he was a consultant at McKinsey & Company in India where he worked with clients in the financial services, retail, and health insurance sectors on a range of strategic and operational issues.

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Iman Adiwibowo

Vice President Singapore

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Iman Adiwibowo is a Vice President at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s investments across Southeast Asia. Before joining General Atlantic in 2019, Iman was an Investment Professional at Baring Private Equity Asia in Jakarta and Singapore. Prior to that, he was Senior Investment Officer at Saratoga Capital.

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Aparna Aiyar

Vice President London

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Aparna Aiyar is a Vice President at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in the Consumer sector. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2017, Aparna worked for TSG Consumer Partners as a Senior Associate and UBS as an Analyst, Global Consumer Products & Retail Group.

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Sharad Bhojnagarwala

Vice President Mumbai

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Sharad Bhojnagarwala is a Vice President at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s investments in the India and Southeast Asia regions. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2011, Sharad was an Investment Professional at TVS Capital where he focused on investments in the mid-cap Consumer sector among others. Before that, he worked in technology roles at various companies in Boston, including EMC, Lucent Technologies, Trebia Networks, and ZipDiner.com.

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Izkandar Bloy

Vice President Singapore

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Izkandar Bloy is a Vice President at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s investments across Southeast Asia. Before joining General Atlantic in 2020, Izkandar was an Investment Manager at Navis Capital Partners where he focused on investments in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. Prior to that, he was a Senior Associate at The Boston Consulting Group.

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Felix Burgdorf

Vice President Munich

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Felix Burgdorf is a Vice President at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s investments in EMEA. Before joining General Atlantic in 2019, Felix was a Director at EQT Partners in Munich where he focused on Private Equity investments, covering the German-speaking region and Italy. He was also a member of EQT’s healthcare practice. Prior to that, he worked at Goldman Sachs in investment banking in London and Frankfurt, Germany.

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Jessie Cai

Vice President New York

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Jessie Cai is a Vice President at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in the Technology sector.  Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2018, Jessie was a Growth Equity Investment Associate at Summit Partners and a 2017 summer M.B.A. Intern at General Atlantic.  Before that, Jessie was an Investment Banking Analyst at Citigroup.

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Alexia Cesar

Vice President New York

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Alexia Cesar is a Vice President at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in the firm’s Healthcare sector. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2019, Alexia oversaw the Medicaid Managed Care program at Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Prior to that Alexia was an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company in the Healthcare Practice, where she served clients in the government, pharmaceutical, payor and provider sectors.

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