Mohan V. Harshey

Mr. Mohan Harshey is ‘Partner – Innovations Fund (Private Equity)’ at Tata Capital Ltd. He has over three decades of experience in SME & Corporate lending, Merchant Banking, Private Equity and Investments in both India and United States.


At Tata Capital, he has successfully conceptualized and launched the Innovations Fund in February 2010 and achieved the first close in July 2010. He is singularly responsible for various tie ups with scientific experts so as to give the fund a solid foundation for evaluating new technologies.


Prior to his joining Tata Capital Ltd, he worked as the Head of Domestic Treasury (with an aggregate investment size of $40 billion) for more than 5 years at State Bank of India (SBI), managing SBI’s various investment portfolios - in money markets, fixed income, mutual funds, listed equity, private equity and strategic investments. Over the course of his 30-year career at State Bank of India, Mohan Harshey also spent 14 years in Industrial Advances handling various loan portfolios to SMEs as also large industries. Subsequently he spent four years in SBI Capital Markets mainly doing advisory assignments and has some very large and successful assignments to his credit. He has built up his expertise across the entire gamut of lending and investment activities. He also has an extensive knowledge base of clean technology sectors and is one of the very strong proponents of this field.


Mr. Mohan Harshey holds a postgraduate degree in Physics from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay. He is also a certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers.