Chief Financial Officer
Praveen Vetrivel is the Chief Financial Officer of Libra Group, responsible for advancing Libra’s investment strategy across a global, multi-sector portfolio. A member of the Group’s Leadership Team, Praveen is based in New York City.
A seasoned leader with nearly two decades of financial experience, Praveen was previously the Chief Financial Officer of LCI, one of Libra Group’s global aerospace subsidiaries. Over 15 years at LCI, he helped build the company’s finance and accounting team, guided mergers and acquisitions, including novel partnerships with BETA Technologies and Elroy Air, and oversaw all financial, planning, and analysis functions. In 2008, Vetrivel joined LCI as a Commercial Analyst and was later promoted to Vice President of Structured Finance. Before LCI, he was at the UK aviation consultancy IBA Group, developing market reports and appraisals for fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters.
Praveen received an Engineering Degree from Madras University and a postgraduate degree in Air Transport Management from Cranfield University. He is a member of the Forbes CFO Council and a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.