Rajiv Viswanathan is a Managing Director of Adamantem Capital with a focus on investment in environmental opportunities, including decarbonisation and natural capital. He has worked across the private, public and social impact sectors in Sydney, New York and London.
From 2016 to 2020, Rajiv was Chief Executive Officer of Indigenous Business Australia (IBA), a commercially focused statutory corporation with $1.7 billion in assets, and from 2012-2016 ran IBA’s investment portfolio which comprised over $400 million invested across diversified funds and direct investments in real assets, renewable energy, tourism, agribusiness and other sectors. From 2004 to 2012, Rajiv worked at Macquarie Group in New York and Sydney, and prior to that worked for several years (from 1998 to 2004) as a corporate lawyer with Slaughter & May in London and Allens in Sydney.
Rajiv is passionate about developing commercial solutions to create environmental and social impact. He serves as a director of non-for-profit organisations working in disability, social & affordable housing and financial literacy. Rajiv has a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Technology, Sydney.