Dr. Jasmin Patel is an international executive with broad experiences in the areas of Pharma R&D, business development, M&A, sales, marketing, and investing broadly in the healthcare sector.
Since 2005 he has been based in Mumbai. Most recently, Jasmin was Managing Director at Fidelity Growth Partners India, where, he led growth capital investments in healthcare & lifescience companies as well as other sectors of the Indian economy. Prior to Fidelity, Jasmin held multiple roles with Novartis including as the COO for the India business and Global Head of disease area strategy and M&A for their Pharma business out of Switzerland. He has also spent several years in the US with McKinsey & Company advising companies across the world on the entire range of activities in the life sciences.
Early in his career, he was a scientist focused on drug discovery and technology development and had the privilege of taking one biopharmaceutical into the clinic.
Jasmin has a B.Pharm degree from Bombay University (gold medalist), a Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry with Honors from Duquesne University, and an M.B.A. from Wharton. He also spent 2 years as a PPG Post-doctoral Fellow at the world-renowned Scripps Research Institute in California.