Anup Jacob is a Venture Partner and co-Founder of Virgin Green Fund. Anup is an accomplished investor having invested over $350 million in the renewable energy and resource efficiency sectors over the past 10 years. Prior to VGF, Anup was an investment professional with TPG and a partner in TPG’s Aqua Fund, which focused on growth capital investments in the water and renewable energy sectors.
Prior to joining TPG, Anup worked in the Investment Banking and Merchant Banking divisions at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. He has served on several private and public company boards, investment committees and chaired both audit and compensation committees of VGF, TPG and DLJ portfolio companies.
Anup is involved in several children’s charities and environmental charities in India and is a National Judge for the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, the Financial Times/Just Means Social Innovations Awards and the MIT Clean Energy Prize.
Anup is a graduate of the University of Chicago and resides in San Francisco.