Viraat is an engineering and sciences graduate from BITS Pilani, India. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, and a Master of Science degree in Chemistry. He is also a certified project manager with Prince2® Practitioner credentials. Prior to joining London Business School, Viraat was working as a management consultant with KPMG. During his five years at KPMG, he worked on many complex consulting engagements pertaining to business plan formulation, financial feasibility analysis, go-to-market strategy, growth and diversification strategy, bid advisory and project management.
Viraat wanted to deepen his knowledge of finance as well as gain a global perspective. He chose LBS over other business schools because of the School’s strong brand name and network, outstanding faculty and strategic location. Viraat is an avid fan of football and cricket. In addition to being a student ambassador, Viraat forms part of the Executive Committee of the LBS Sports Business Club and is actively involved in playing club matches with the LBS football team.