Chief Investment Officer
Victory Park Capital, USA

Upacala Mapatuna joined VPC in 2016 and is the Chief Investment Officer. Her responsibilities include overseeing the firm’s credit and equity investment portfolios, as well as sourcing, evaluating and executing private credit and equity investments and assisting portfolio companies with strategic initiatives. Ms Mapatuna is a member of the firm’s management and investment committees.

Ms Mapatuna has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services. Most recently, she was a Managing Director within the Alternative Investments and Manager Selection Group of Goldman, Sachs & Co. Prior to re-joining Goldman Sachs in 2005, Ms Mapatuna was a Managing Director with Mill Road Capital, and held various investment positions at Warburg Pincus and Lazard Freres & Co. Ms Mapatuna began her career at the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve.

Ms Mapatuna graduated from Williams College in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors in Economics. She is the Former President of the Williams College alumni association of New York and is active in philanthropic efforts in her native Sri Lanka.

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