• Honorary Research Associate

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Academic Profile

Rajiv Sharma is a Research Director at Stanford University's Global Projects Center. He received his Doctorate from Oxford University in the field of Pensions, Sovereign Wealth Funds and Infrastructure Investment. Prior to his position at Stanford, Rajiv worked as an economist for the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris. Promoting long-term investment by institutional investors is a focus of his current work at Stanford and through this, he has worked with a number of global institutional investors and governments. His latest book, published by Stanford University Press, is entitled Reframing Finance, which looks at how more institutional investor capital can be channelled into long-term projects like infrastructure, real estate, private equity and agriculture through collaboration and co-investment. He has also worked for venture capital private equity firm Oxford Capital Partners and London-based Infrastructure/Private Equity Advisory firm, Campbell Lutyens.

Selected Publications