Gopal Srinivasan Chairman, TVS Capital


Gopal Srinivasan is a third generation family member of the TVS Group which is a $4 Billion (revenue) family controlled automotive conglomerate, now in its 100th year of service to its customers, societal stakeholders and shareholders. Gopal is the Founder Chairman & MD of TVS Capital Funds Limited, with the vision of supporting and nurturing India’s mid-cap businesses into world-class companies.

It manages assets of over Rs 1,100 Cr, and which makes it amongst the largest domestically raised funds in India. He has been a strong advocate of participation of domestic capital pools in private equity and venture capital funds, and actively supports initiatives for that cause as an Executive Committee member of IVCA (Indian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association).

Gopal was the Chairman of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) National Committee for Private Equity & Venture Capital for the fiscal year 2010-2011. He was also the Chairman of the CII Tamil Nadu State Council for the fiscal year 2007-2008. Over an entrepreneurially-oriented career spanning 25 years, Gopal has founded several companies operating in diverse sectors including TVS Capital Funds Limited and TVS Electronics Limited.

He is also the Director in TVS & Sons Ltd, the holding company, and a member of the Board of several Group Companies. An entrepreneur at heart, Gopal is also actively involved in the promotion of entrepreneurship as an angel investor. He is a founding member of The Chennai Angels, and is closely associated TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) where he provides guidance to the budding entrepreneurs on incubating businesses.

Gopal is also very passionate about supporting education. He is an Advisory Board Member of CKP Center at Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA). He was also a Board member in Great Lakes Institute of Management and IFMR. Gopal is an alumni of the Stephen M. Ross, School of Business, University of Michigan and he plays an active role in the school’s initiatives. Gopal earned a B.Com from Loyola College, Chennai and an MBA from University of Michigan, US.