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Harsh Rajpal

Harsh has led and managed over 20 M&A transactions and strategic projects across multiple geographies, including Southeast Asia, India, Russia, the United States and the African continent. With more than 14 years’ experience across the Food & Agribusiness sector, Harsh has developed extensive expertise & relationships in that space. He is respected as a detail-oriented M&A professional who can deeply engage with all clients – entrepreneurs, corporates or financial investors.

Prior to joining Rippledot Capital, Harsh was Head of Strategic Investments (M&A) at Olam International, a leading global Food & Agribusiness company. In Olam, he spearheaded several acquisitions, divestments, joint ventures, as well as portfolio and investment strategy formulation.

Harsh previously worked at Macquarie Capital in Singapore and McKinsey & Company in India. He completed his MBA at the National University of Singapore.


  • Strategic 20% stake sale in Olam International to Mitsubishi Corporation for S$1.5bn
  • Acquisition of worldwide cocoa business of ADM for US$1.3bn
  • Acquisition of McKlesky & Brooks Peanuts, US for US$261m
  • Acquisition of Queensland Cotton, Australia for A$166m