Vaidyanathan Nateshan

Group CEO, Petrichor Capital Sdn Bhd


Vaidyanathan Nateshan is not just an entrepreneur; he is a visionary whose career embodies innovation, adaptability, and success. With over 25 years of experience, he has become an influential figure in the world of entrepreneurship and startups.

At the helm of Petrichor Capital Sdn Bhd as the Group Chief Executive Officer, Vaidyanathan led a management buyout from the De Raj Group AG during the challenging backdrop of the global pandemic. His bold move underscored a commitment to long-term sustainability and innovation, making Petrichor Capital a shining example of what’s possible in the face of adversity.

Vaidyanathan’s journey is a testament to the power of adaptability. He has traversed diverse industry segments, including Oil and Gas, Pharmaceuticals, and more, across various continents, from the UAE to the United Kingdom, Malaysia, and Germany. This global perspective has equipped him with insights that transcend borders, offering a holistic view of the entrepreneurial landscape.

What sets Vaidyanathan apart is his relentless pursuit of operational and financial excellence. He’s a leader who sparks success, with a track record that speaks of his strategic vision, business acumen, and an unwavering commitment to efficiency, profitability, and exceptional service delivery.

Vaidyanathan excels in strategic business development, forging alliances, joint ventures, acquisitions, and vendor and sub-contractor development. He has a knack for opening doors, even in the most challenging situations, exemplifying resilience and adaptability—qualities that are the lifeblood of startups.