Vijai Gill’s professional career spans over 30 years, of which about 13 years has been in private equity investing and 20 years in different industries (primarily in food and agribusiness). He has lived and worked across the globe in Oman, the USA, Singapore, India, France, Germany, Austria, the UK, Belgium, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria.
He is currently the Founder & CEO of Precision Health Science, a venture in the healthcare sector.
Prior to this, Vijai was the Chairman and CEO of the Global Green Group, a company producing processed food in India, Turkey and Europe, with sales in more than 50 countries. He led a diversified work force involved in a complex supply chain from seed to shelf (agricultural operations to finished goods delivered to supermarkets globally). During his years at PepsiCo, Vijai was the Area Manager for Romania/Bulgaria and the Division Planning & Strategy Manager for the Eastern Europe & Central Asia Division. Vijai also held senior executive roles in The Coca-Cola Company and the Louis Dreyfus group.
In the world of private equity, Vijai was the Chief Investment Officer of the Oman Investment Fund, a sovereign wealth fund, where he built the investment team and was responsible for investments in varied industries across Europe and Asia. He was also a Partner and co-owner of an Austria-based fund investing in Central Europe and in a Dresdner Bank sponsored fund investing in Eastern Europe.
Vijai has been on the boards of numerous companies in Europe, Asia and the USA, including as chairman, and has a great interest in how excellence in governance can lead to successful businesses.
Vijai has a B.A. in Economics from Columbia College, Columbia University and an MBA from INSEAD, France.
He is keenly involved with fund raising and other alumni activities for INSEAD, and heads the alumni here in Oman.
Vijai and his family have been living in Oman for 12 years, and his kids are in grades 5 and 8 at ABA. He is passionate about great education and how schools need to evolve for the ever rapidly changing world, and hopes to add value to ABA and help it rise above these challenges to become one of the premier IB World Schools.