Vikash joined VAR Capital from Barclays, where he was part of the Key Clients and Family Offices team within the UK private bank. Vikash was also a member of the Investment Committee of the UK private bank. Before joining Barclays, Vikash was at Booz & Company, providing corporate and M&A advisory services to some of the world's leading financial institutions. Vikash holds an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA, and bachelor's degree in engineering from Bangalore University, Bangalore, India. Vikash is a board member of Spirit of 2012, a not-for-profit organisation set up to keep the spirit of the London 2012 Olympic Games alive.