Adarsh SarmaManaging Director, Co-Head of Europe
Adarsh Sarma is based in London and Co-Heads the European business. Prior to this, he led the firm’s Technology investment activities in Europe. Mr. Sarma joined Warburg Pincus as a Principal in 2005 in New York, where he was responsible for leading the firm’s Payments and Education related investing. Mr. Sarma is currently a Director of The AA, Fortius, Inspired Group, PTSG and Quantexa. Since joining Warburg Pincus, Mr. Sarma has been involved with numerous investments including Visma, FIS/Metavante, InComm, EFS, Avaloq, Accelya, Bridgepoint Education, Liaison International, Stratford, NEOGOV, Wall Street Systems, ACAMS and MLM Information Services among others. Mr. Sarma serves on the Board of Pratham USA, one of India’s largest not-for-profit organizations. He is also a member of the Polsky Center Private Equity Council at the University of Chicago and a member of the Dean’s Council at Weill Cornell Medicine, which is focused on advancing the goals of research, teaching and patient care. Prior to Warburg Pincus, Mr. Sarma worked at ChrysCapital, an Indian private equity fund, and prior to that Radiowave, a technology start-up funded in part by Warburg Pincus and McCown De Leeuw, a middle market private equity fund. Mr. Sarma received a B.A. from Knox College, Phi Beta Kappa and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.