Raja Jandhyala is a founder and President of YAATRA Ventures, an investment platform that develops solutions for complex economic challenges and deploys capital in economic infrastructure investment opportunities critical to economic productivity and growth. Ms. Jandhyala has over 28 years of leadership experience in transitions; establishing, directing, and managing organizations, companies, and institutions to develop and implement policies and projects in national and sub-regional levels. She has provided strategic cutting-edge solutions in power, energy, financial services, health, agriculture, and education sectors.
Ms. Jandhyala is a highly respected leader, whose rare combination of diverse expertise in the public sector where she developed national security and economic development and strategies with her deep knowledge of investment risk-return profiles and delivery capabilities of the private sector. She established and currently leads the Albertine Graben Energy Consortium (AGEC) including Baker Hughes, YAATRA Africa, Saipem and others; as the Head/CEO of AGEC Ms. Jandhyala concluded an estimated $US 4.5 Billion Joint Equity Venture agreement with the Government of Uganda leading the East Africa Community. The initiative and investment aims secure energy security and transition objectives of the East Africa Community in shared infrastructure with significant economic impact for its population.