SAUD IBN SIDDIQUE.
GENERAL PARTNERS | INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT.
ODYSSEY CAPITAL SINGAPORE.
Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Odyssey Capital.
Chairman and CEO of Tigris Infrastructure Partners which manages the Tigris Water Investment Development Platform.
Ex-Joint Managing Director of SREI Infrastructure Finance (India).
Ex-Board Member of Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund.
Mr. Siddique has over 30 years of global experience in infrastructure and financial services. His experience in infrastructure finance and development, including Public-Private-Partnerships (PPPs), spans across all key infrastructure sub-sectors, including in Asia (China, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Pakistan, Bangladesh, etc), sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, Middle East North Africa, and the U.S. After establishing Odyssey Capital, he has advised more than a dozen water companies in Asia on various strategic and fund raising mandates on PPP projects throughout Asia.
Mr. Siddique previously worked with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), for more than 16 years, and before that, with Swiss Bank Corporation (now UBS) in New York. Mr. Siddique was Group Executive Vice President of Hyflux Ltd, and CEO of Hyflux Water Trust, which he led the IPO of on the mainboard of the Singapore Stock Exchange.
He has also served as Joint Managing Director and Board Member of Srei Infrastructure Finance Ltd, one of the leading infrastructure finance companies in India. Mr. Siddique currently is a Member of Board and Chairman of the Credit and New Business Committees of Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund which has invested more than USD 1.1 billion in more than twenty sub-Saharan countries. He also served as Chief of Party on a USAID funded advisory mandate to advise the Government of Pakistan on the financing strategy for the USD16 billion 4,500 MW multi-purpose Daimer Basha hydro-power project on a Public Private Partnership (PPP) basis.
In India, he has taught at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta, one of the leading business schools in India as an adjunct professor. Mr. Siddique holds an MBA from Cornell University, and B.Sc. in Computer Science from University of Maryland.
Odyssey Capital is an independent investment company registered in Singapore. Odyssey Capital partners with Auram Capital to launch a focused early-stage investment platform, aimed at facilitating curated investments from accredited investors, for the next generation of Indian businesses.