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Satchith Kurukulasuriya

PRINCIPAL | HEAD OF OPERATIONS
Satchith Kurukulasuriya

“Owing to technology, I believe the time is ripe to re-imagine economies where all working-class employees have equal access to capital and financial services.”

Satchith heads Patamar Capital’s Fund Operations. He is focused on driving the firm’s finance function, portfolio management, impact and LP relations. Preceding his transition to Head of Operations at Patamar Capital, Satchith worked as part of the investment team where he led and executed investments into MyShubhLife, Kinara, and Leaf whilst managing and monitoring five investments across the firm’s portfolio. 

Prior to joining Patamar Capital in 2018, Satchith worked in the capacity of General Manager heading corporate strategy for a multinational apparel firm. Aggregating a decade of experience in the industry, Satchith has been in operational and strategic roles and led expansion efforts in South and Southeast Asia, Africa and Mexico. He began his career at Intel Corporation UK as a Geographical Business Analyst working with markets in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Subsequently moving to Asia to work for South Asia’s largest apparel manufacturer. 

Satchith holds a Master’s Degree in Industrial Economics, Entrepreneurship, and Finance from the London School of Economics (LSE), UK, and completed his executive education in Private Equity and Venture Capital at Harvard Business School. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and Finance from Aston University, UK. Trained and certified in lean management, Satchith was the recipient of the LSE award for Enterprise Development in 2015.