Vineet Bewtra

Director, Investments

Vineet is responsible for leading Omidyar Network's education-related investments across Africa, as well as globally applicable platforms coming out of Europe. He has also led the firm's involvement in social impact bonds, and co-led its involvement in the Global Innovation Fund.

He joined Omidyar Network in mid-2011, before which he spent three years as an investment manager at The Children's Investment Fund Foundation, where he was responsible for the foundation’s work in educational achievement, concentrating on Sub-Saharan Africa and India. His work at Omidyar Network and CIFF has included ed-tech, after-school, early childhood, K-12, and remedial education, and school-based deworming programs.

Previously, Vineet worked for 14 years in Europe’s structured and illiquid fixed income markets. He served as managing director at Dresdner Kleinwort, running a proprietary investment desk and was a member of the firm’s Underwriting Committee. Vineet also worked at Lehman Brothers, Deutsche Bank, and Chemical.

Vineet received a B.A. with honours from Cambridge University and an M.Sc. in development management from the London School of Economics.