Asset investment firm Global Environment Fund (GEF) has promoted Maurício Marçal, based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Sridhar Narayan, based in Mumbai, India, to managing director.
The pair are part of the firm’s global private equity growth capital investment team, focusing on the energy, environmental and resource management industries.
“These appointments reflect GEF’s strong commitment to attracting, developing and promoting talented local investment professionals in all of our key global growth markets,” said Jeffrey Leonard, CEO of GEF. ” Maurício and Sridhar have played critical roles in the value creation process for GEF’s portfolio companies in Brazil and India. We look forward to the important contributions each of these talented individuals will make in the future success of GEF.”
Marçal works at GEF Brasil Investimentos, a wholly owned subsidiary of GEF based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Prior to joining GEF in 2007, he was part of a team investing in early stage ventures in Northeast Brazil, where he led investments in the sectors of energy efficiency, natural gas equipment and agribusiness.
Sridhar Narayan works at GEF Advisors India and was previously at JRE Partners in Mumbai.
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