Mr. Bhandari is Managing Partner at AION Capital Partners and Senior Partner at Apollo. He joined Apollo in 2006 in the New York office, worked in the London office and then launched Apollo’s India advisory firm in Mumbai in 2008.
Prior to that time, Mr. Bhandari was managing director of The View Group, an India-focused boutique private equity and investment advisory firm. Mr. Bhandari was also previously a member of the private equity team, and later a manager of hedge fund capital at the Harvard Management Company, which manages the endowment of Harvard University.
Mr. Bhandari serves on the board of directors of Dish TV India Limited and Welspun Corp Ltd. and was previously on the boards of Wire & Wireless India Limited and SOURCECORP. Mr. Bhandari graduated with an SB in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and with an MBA from the Harvard Business School.