Ketan Patel

Ketan Patel is an investor, strategist and author over a 30-year career in industry, advisory, investment banking and investing. He leads the ‘Force for Good’ initiative in support of the UN Secretary General’s roadmap for sustainable development. He founded and leads the investment firm, Greater Pacific Capital (GPC), with his partners, which invests in high growth enterprises making an impact locally and internationally, profitably and sustainably. He was formerly the Managing Director who founded and headed the Strategic Group at Goldman Sachs. He has worked extensively in the US, Europe, China, Japan and India, providing strategic counsel to leaders. He is the author of the book ‘The Master Strategist’. Ketan Patel is the founder and chairman of ‘Force for Good’, established in support of the UN Secretary General’s roadmap for sustainable development, examining and engaging 125 leading global financial institutions and 100 leading technology companies. He is the CEO and co-founder of Greater Pacific Capital, investing in high growth enterprises making an impact, sustainably and profitably. He chairs the investment committee, leads the key international relationships and also leads GPC’s research on key geo-political and macro themes. Ketan was formerly a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs, heading the Strategic Group, providing strategic counsel to governments and businesses worldwide, including the US, EU, China, India and Japan. Previously, he was a partner, and board member at KPMG, leading the Strategy and Business Transformation business. Prior to that he worked at HewlettPackard. Ketan is a fellow, member of the board of trustees of the World Academy of Art and Science; senior team member of the Human Security for All campaign of WAAS and UN Trust Fund for Human Security; member of the UN SDSN Senior Working Groups for ‘European Green Deal, SDGs’ and ‘Lancet Commission COVID 19 Green Recovery Task Force on Sustainable Finance’; and member of the board of Jane Goodall Legacy Foundation. He is the author of ‘The Master Strategist’ (Random House, 2005), foreword by Nelson Mandela.