Raj Kundra
Acumen Fund

As Director at Acumen Raj is responsible for Acumen’s work in the Capital Markets and also oversees the Energy Portfolio. In Capital Markets, Raj has led the creation and marketing of Acumen’s first invested capital fund, that will allow Acumen to raise and deploy investor capital into social enterprises serving the poor. And in Energy, Raj has led the launch of a new portfolio focused on bringing renewable energy solutions to the poor. Prior to joining Acumen, Raj was Senior Vice President at Lehman Brothers, New York. At Lehman, Raj worked in the Energy Division, where he focused on understanding investment opportunities and creating innovative financing/risk management solutions in this sector. Raj also worked in Lehman’s Emerging Markets and Capital Markets groups in various trading and structuring roles. Prior to joining Lehman, Raj was a Vice President at J.P. Morgan, where he oversaw the marketing and structuring of interest rate hedging products for U.S. corporations. Raj has a BS in Economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Articles by Raj Kundra

  • Raj Kundra

    And, Action! Blog Action Day and Climate Change

    Climate change - important topic. Glad to see that we are now all looking ahead and considering how our actions will permanently impact climate, how we will impact the lives of our children and grandchildren. And if we act now and cut back it is not too late to make a difference for them. But what about the poor? The developing countries?

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