Vikram Lall, CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire), has joined the board of Elephant Capital, the India-focussed private equity fund. Lall previously worked at Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC, where he was corporate finance director and a board member for ten years. He was also corporate finance director at Bell Lawrie and White & Co. He was appointed CBE in 2005 for services to business in Scotland.
Elephant Capital, the India-focussed private equity fund, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Vikram Lall, CBE to the Board as a non-executive director, with immediate effect.
Vikram Lall (aged 63) has nearly 40 years’ corporate finance experience in the UK, most recently at Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC, where he was a Corporate Finance Director and Board member for ten years. Prior to its acquisition by Brewin Dolphin, he was a Corporate Finance Director at Bell Lawrie White & Co, for six years, and he has been an executive director of Noble Grossart Ltd, an Edinburgh-based merchant bank. Vikram Lall is a non-executive director of ISIS Property Trust, and Crown Place VCT, both of which are quoted entities and has previously been a non-executive director of a number of public and private companies. He was chairman of the Scottish Industrial Development Advisory Board between 2002 and 2007.
He was appointed CBE in 2005 for services to business in Scotland.
Commenting on the change, Gaurav Burman said: “We are delighted to welcome Vikram to the Board. He brings with him a wealth of public company and UK markets’ experience, which I have no doubt will prove invaluable to the future development of Elephant Capital.”
The disclosures required to be made under Rule 17 of the AIM Rules in respect of new directors are set out in the Appendix to this announcement.