Farouk Ladha

Mr. Farouk Ladha is a Managing Partner at The Four Rivers Group, which he founded in 2006. He previously was a partner at SVB Capital, where he managed its direct equity group and led several investments. Prior to joining SVB Capital, Mr. Ladha worked at Broadview International, managing mergers and acquisitions transactions for middle-market technology companies. Before Broadview, he worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers' turnaround consulting practice for large businesses in crisis, where his projects included operational and financial restructurings for multi-billion-dollar enterprises. Before that he acquired and ran an inventory management technology business focusing on the healthcare IT space.

Mr. Ladha is actively involved in the community and volunteers in numerous capacities within the Aga Khan Development Network, and has been appointed to the Board of Directors of New School San Francisco.

Mr. Ladha has an MBA from Harvard Business School, and earned a B.A. in Economics and a minor in Islamic Studies, graduating summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and with High Honors from Dartmouth College.

It’s terrific to be part of Safe Water Network’s efforts in tackling the challenges of sustainable water supply in frontier markets. It’s an exciting time to apply advances in information technologies and new service models to meet this essential need.
Farouk Ladha