Nikhil Thatte

Senior Principal


B.Eng (Chemical), McGill University

Industry affiliations

AUTM - Member
Canadian Association of Alternative Strategies & Assets (CAASA) - Member
Canadian Venture and Private Equity Association (CVCA) - Member

Nikhil joined Lumira Ventures in March 2019. Having spent his entire career in the healthcare industry, he is keen to use his broad expertise to help inventors and entrepreneurs bring clinically meaningful treatments to patients in need. As Principal, Nikhil will focus on business development, investment due diligence and technical analysis including forecasting and financial modeling.

Prior to Lumira Capital, Nikhil worked as a Director with DRI Capital, a pioneer in royalty monetization solutions, where he managed relationships with inventors, academics and companies, and supported in the investment due diligence process. Prior to DRI Capital, Nikhil was a Consultant with ZS Associates, a global marketing and sales consulting firm where he provided expertise to over 20 pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients across a broad range of projects and therapeutic areas. He also served as an Analyst with Bayer AG and Health Canada.

Nikhil holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from McGill University.