Prashant Khemka, CFA


Prashant founded White Oak Capital Management in June 2017. He is the former CIO and lead portfolio manager of GS India Equity at Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) during March 2007 to March 2017, and also for the Global Emerging Markets (GEM) Equity during June 2013 to March 2017. As lead PM, he managed all mutual funds and separate accounts under these strategies.

Prashant began his professional investing career in 1998 at SSGA in Boston as senior portfolio officer of Enhanced International equity in the quant group. He joined GSAM in 2000 as a research analyst in US Growth Equity, and by 2004 he rose to become Senior Portfolio Manager and Co-Chair of the Investment Committee. Prashant returned to Mumbai in 2006 to start GSAM India business and served as the CIO and CEO/Co-CEO of their domestic Asset Management Company. In 2013, in addition to India he was also made the CIO and lead PM of GEM equity. He won several accolades as the CIO and Lead PM of GS India Equity. He and his fund won several awards including AAA rating from Citywire and Elite rating from Fund calibre among others.

Prashant has a BE in Mechanical Engineering from Mumbai University and an MBA in Finance from Vanderbilt University in the United States, where he received the Matt Wigginton Leadership Award for outstanding performance in Finance. He was awarded the CFA designation in 2001 and is a fellow of the Ananta Aspen Centre, India.

Investment Professionals

    Kamlesh Ratadia

    Founding Partner, Senior Investment Analyst

      Manoj Garg

      Senior Investment Analyst

        Ramesh Mantri

        Senior Investment Analyst

          Parag Jariwala, CFA

          Senior Investment Analyst

            Rishi Maheshwari

            Senior Investment Analyst

              Ayush Abhijeet


                Trupti Agrawal


                  Sagar Arya


                    Business and Operations Team

                      Saurabh Shah

                      Chief Financial Officer

                        Ajith Punnakkal

                        Head - Operations

                          Sandeep Saraf

                          Head - Compliance

                            Bibek Sengupta

                            Sales & Business Development

                              Avinash Sonker

                              Head - Information Technology

                                Heena Parag

                                AVP - Operations

                                  Nazneen Shaikh

                                  Administrative Assistant

                                    Mithil Pabari

                                    Associate - Finance

                                      Siddharth Mishra

                                      Assistant Manager - Operations

                                        Nilesh Dubey

                                        Assistant Manager - Operations

                                          Purva Lunawat

                                          Analyst - Finance