Raj Shah

Partner | Head of Healthcare

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Investment Advisory, Nordic Capital Group Board



Joined in May 2015. Raj has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry. He is Head of the Healthcare sector team and he is the responsible advisor for Nordic Capital investments in the sector. Raj holds several non-executive positions including the boards of ERT, ArisGlobal, Alloheim and Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals Charity. Prior to joining, Raj’s healthcare experience spans both working as a practitioner, having initially qualified and practiced as a cardiac surgeon at Oxford, through to extensive transactional experience gained as Co-Head of Goldman Sachs healthcare investment banking practice where he advised private equity and corporate clients. Raj holds degrees in medicine and surgery from Imperial College, London as well as being Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and an MBA from London Business School.


"As a former cardiac surgeon, I find it particularly interesting when we meet companies with extremely exciting and innovative products that are at the cutting edge of science. Drawing on invested capital and our sector expertise, we can help these companies and contribute to greater society."

Raj Shah, Partner