Kavi Chawla is a partner with Baton Global and has spent the majority of his career as a strategy advisor and consultant to private and public sector organizations supporting them with the development and execution of their global growth strategies. Prior to transitioning into an advisory role, Kavi was in the investment banking industry. Kavi’s sector expertise include financial services, energy, FMCG, and the non-profit sector. His regional expertise is focused in high growth markets, especially the Middle East, South and Southeast Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa. Kavi is also a Partner in Impact Investment Partners, a London based, FCA regulated asset management and investment advisory company, and a Co-Founder of Growmada, a fintech platform focused on scaling social enterprises.

Kavi is heavily involved in serving his community.  He is a member of the Board or Directors of CultureALL, and an active member of the Rotary Club of Des Moines.   Kavi is also on the Board of Directors of Pyxera Global, a Washington D.C. based institution that brings public, private, and social sector organizations together to solve the globe's most pressing challenges.

He holds a B.A. in Economics, History, and Political Science from Drake University, a Masters in International Affairs from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, and a Master in Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He speaks at finance, human capital, and social entrepreneurship events globally, and authors a monthly column on innovation in finance.