Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Yaajan Govindia is an Executive Director in the XIG Vintage Strategies investment team within Goldman Sachs Asset Management, where he focuses on making private equity investments globally, including continuation vehicles, acquiring portfolios, and structured equity transactions. Yaajan joined Goldman Sachs in the AIMS Private Equity investment team in London, and previously worked at Nomura in the Investment Banking Division, focusing on transactions in the Technology, Media, and Telecom sector. Yaajan received a First Class with Distinction BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Yaajan is also a philanthropist and spiritualist. Through a fundraiser Yaajan led in 2020/2021, he raised over $250k for Teenage Cancer Trust (TCT) through an online campaign to mark 10 years since he was first diagnosed and now cured with leukaemia, and shared his story through his social media pages where the videos and posts received over a hundred thousand views. Using his experiences and teachings which his mentors and teachers have given him, Yaajan now strives to help others through the platforms and opportunities he has been provided.