Vivek is a Venture Partner at ECBF (European Circular Bioeconomy Fund), Europe’s first VC Fund dedicated to growth stage companies with differentiated technologies that can enable the circular bioeconomy. EIB (European Investment Bank) Brussels is the cornerstone investor in the fund, which has been established in Luxembourg.
Vivek is a recognized corporate venture builder with extensive experience and networks in the food & beverage industry, most recently as the Head of Incubation & Venturing at the Nestle HQ, Switzerland. Within Nestle R&D, he established and headed the set up of pioneering Innovation Hubs partnering A*STAR (Agency for Science, Technology and Research) at Biopolis, Singapore and Imperial College, London.
Previously, Vivek held general management roles in Asia with Diageo, Red Bull & Heineken. Vivek holds an MBA from INSEAD France.