Prashant Khemka, CFA


Prashant founded White Oak Capital Management in June 2017. He is the former CIO and lead portfolio manager of GS India Equity at Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) during March 2007 to March 2017, and also for the Global Emerging Markets (GEM) Equity during June 2013 to March 2017. As lead PM, he managed all mutual funds and separate accounts under these strategies.

Prashant began his professional investing career in 1998 at SSGA in Boston as senior portfolio officer of Enhanced International equity in the quant group. He joined GSAM in 2000 as a research analyst in US Growth Equity, and by 2004 he rose to become Senior Portfolio Manager and Co-Chair of the Investment Committee. Prashant returned to Mumbai in 2006 to start GSAM India business and served as the CIO and CEO/Co-CEO of their domestic Asset Management Company. In 2013, in addition to India he was also made the CIO and lead PM of GEM equity. He won several accolades as the CIO and Lead PM of GS India Equity. He and his fund won several awards including AAA rating from Citywire and Elite rating from Fund calibre among others.

Prashant has a BE in Mechanical Engineering from Mumbai University and an MBA in Finance from Vanderbilt University in the United States, where he received the Matt Wigginton Leadership Award for outstanding performance in Finance. He was awarded the CFA designation in 2001 and is a fellow of the Ananta Aspen Centre, India.

Investment Professionals

    Kamlesh Ratadia

    Founding Partner, Senior Investment Analyst

      Ramesh Mantri

      Senior Investment Analyst

        Parag Jariwala, CFA

        Senior Investment Analyst

          Rishi Maheshwari

          Senior Investment Analyst

            Ayush Abhijeet

            Investment Associate

              Sagar Arya

              Investment Associate

                Trupti Agrawal

                Investment Associate

                  Chaitanya Kapur

                  Trading Associate

                  Business and Operations Team

                    Saurabh Shah

                    Chief Financial Officer

                      Ajith Punnakkal

                      Head - Operations

                        Sandeep Saraf

                        Head - Compliance

                          Avinash Sonker

                          Head - Information Technology

                            Bibek Sengupta

                            Sales & Business Development

                              Heena Parag

                              AVP - Operations

                                Nazneen Shaikh

                                Administrative Assistant

                                  Siddharth Mishra

                                  Assistant Manager - Operations

                                    Nilesh Dubey

                                    Assistant Manager - Operations

                                      Mithil Pabari

                                      Associate - Finance

                                        Purva Lunawat

                                        Analyst - Finance