Gopal Menon is the Co-founder and Managing Partner of Pragnya Group. The Group through its real estate opportunity Funds (Pragnya Fund – 1 and Pragnya Fund II) has over the years built a portfolio of several high quality & well-located commercial and residential developments in India and Sri Lanka, delivering a total built up space of over 15 million square feet.
Prior to co-founding Pragnya Group, Gopal spent over 20 years in banking and finance in India, USA and the United Kingdom. His last investment banking role in 1999 was at Deutsche Bank, London as Global Head of High Yield. Gopal spent a major part of his investment and commercial banking career prior to this with Bankers Trust in New York and London (1982 - 1998) and with Citibank, India (1976 – 1981).
Gopal Menon runs his own capital and is an investor in various funds with a specific focus on alternative assets.
Gopal holds a post graduate degree in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India (“PGP”) and a B.A. (Honors) in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi.