Prem Pavoor

Prem Pavoor


Prem Pavoor is a Partner & Head of India at Eight Roads Ventures and leads investments in India in the lifesciences, healthcare and healthcare information technology sectors.

Prem was previously based in the United States with McKinsey & Company’s Pharmaceutical and Medical Products Practice where he advised pharmaceutical, consumer healthcare and private equity clients on areas including R&D, business development, manufacturing optimisation and post-merger integrations.

His patented doctoral thesis work at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard Medical School focused on enhancing the performance of medical implants.

Prem holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Institute of Chemical Technology (formerly UDCT), Mumbai, a MS and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering Practice from MIT and an MBA from MIT Sloan.