Munish Varma

Managing Partner, SoftBank Investment Advisers

Munish is a Partner at SoftBank Investment Advisers in London and is responsible for the Vision Fund’s Indian investments. In addition he is focussed on the fintech and insure tech sector across Europe and led the fund’s recent investment in OakNorth. He joined SoftBank from Deutsche Bank where he had held multiple roles across Global Markets and Wealth Management.

Munish began his career at Bankers Trust in 1997, working as a Market Maker for Asian currencies before moving on to Deutsche Bank in 1999, rising to be the German bank’s Head of Global Markets business in India and part of the Global Markets Asia Pac ExCo. Prior to that he was Head of Global Principal Finance Europe and was responsible for illiquid asset trading and principal investments undertaken by Deutsche Bank in the region. He also briefly worked for Nomura Securities where he was responsible for the Structured Credit business globally and was part of the Global Markets ExCo. Munish graduated from Cornell University with an MBA in 1997.