Varun joined Hakluyt in 2014 and serves as the company’s Managing Partner. Prior to Hakluyt, he worked in investment and merchant banking. Trained at Lehman Brothers, he went on to help build a regulated advisory firm for former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair. Varun is a Trustee of the Royal Academy Trust and the Young Vic theatre, and sits on the boards of Sesame Workshop, the MCC Foundation, and IP Group, Inc.