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Snehal Patel

Saena Partners

Snehal is Managing Director at Saena Partners, an early-stage investment firm focusing on healthcare and retail opportunities, based in Singapore. He is also a Director at the investment firm Arete Holdings.

Most recently Snehal was a Senior Vice President and the head of social and healthcare investing at the Richard Chandler Corporation, a Singapore-based private investment group focused on entrepreneurial investment in social and financial businesses. Among his responsibilities, Snehal oversaw the firm's commitment to enhancing the quality and availability of healthcare and education in the developing world. During his time at the Richard Chandler Corporation, Snehal played a leading role in the development and execution of the firm's social investment strategy.

Prior to his move to Singapore, Snehal worked as a corporate associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, the New York law firm. At Cravath, Snehal's practice focused on mergers & acquisitions and debt finance for a wide array of companies and industries.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Snehal holds an MD from the Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons and a JD from Columbia Law School. In addition, Snehal completed his internship in surgery at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. Snehal is an avid traveler who enjoys tennis, golf and running, when he finds the time.

A member of Class 14, Snehal performed his fellowship at the Richard Chandler Corporation in Singapore.