Partner and the Healthcare Sector Lead for The Rise Fund
Thomas Verghese leads healthcare investing for The Rise Fund which focuses on supporting undeserved and fragile patient populations across the world. He led The Rise Fund’s investment into Blue Cloud Pediatric Surgery Centers, the largest provider of pediatric dental surgeries in the U.S. and the Fund’s investment into Evercare Dhaka, the only JCI-accredited tertiary care hospital in Bangladesh. Thomas also oversees the Evercare Health Fund, which manages 30 hospitals, 16 clinics, and 82 diagnostic centers across 5 countries serving nearly 3m patients per year.
Mr. Verghese joined in 2018 from LeapFrog Investments, a growth capital investor based in London, specializing in global healthcare delivery. Before LeapFrog, Thomas worked in London at the British Sovereign Wealth Fund as well as in New York for Bank of America Merrill Lynch within their investment banking division.
Thomas earned a B.S. in Finance from Georgetown University and a M.B.A. from the University of Oxford.