Our Culture

What you believe and what you value as an organization matters. Discover the DNA of our firm.

Our People

Get to know our teams and the stories of select staff members who share why they choose to work at Sands Capital.

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Recognized as Greenwich Quality Leader

Sands Capital is one of just four investment managers recognized this year for the service it delivers to institutional clients.


At Sands Capital, we strive to hire exceptional talent who will live our values and support our efforts to deliver on our mission.
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From Beta to Alpha

U.S. markets have recovered following 2022’s historic selloff, leading some to question what comes next. In this environment, we believe certain active approaches are better positioned to benefit than others.

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Connecting Brands with Digital Content Creators

Bryan Gold and #paid are enabling companies and creators to form mutually beneficial partnerships

Fostering Long-term Thinking

Executive Managing Director and Sr. Portfolio Manager Brian Christiansen discusses the importance of candor and collaboration in a culture that promotes long-term thinking.

Transparent Work Cultures and Inclusive Opportunities

Recruit Holdings is transforming the world of work through wage transparency and providing life-changing opportunities for immigrants and refugees.

Philosophy & Approach

Our philosophy is rooted in the belief that, over time, stock prices will reflect the earnings power and growth of the underlying businesses.


Our second annual stewardship report reflects our commitment to provide clients and other key stakeholders with transparency into our initiatives, actions, and the progress we made in 2022.

Public Equity

Our newest strategy takes an unconstrained approach to seeking the best growth businesses outside of the U.S.

Venture & Growth Equity

Our life sciences strategy looks to invest in promising life sciences companies that we believe are at the heart of a technological and scientific revolution in healthcare.

Padmaparna Chaudhuri

Padmaparna Chaudhuri, PhD

Director of Technical Research

Joined Sands Capital


Work Experience

Farcast Biosciences (2017-2020)
Bangalore, India | Director R&D, Intellectual Property

General Electric (2010 - 2017)
Bangalore, India | Lead Intellectual Property Professional

Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Science and Technology (2007 - 2010)
Cambridge, MA | Post-doctoral fellow


Indian Institute of Science (2002-2007)
PhD | Organic Chemistry

Indian Institute of Science (1999 - 2002)
Master of Science | Chemical Sciences

Padmaparna  joined Sands Capital in 2022 as the Director of Technical Research, reporting to Parker Cassidy. Prior to that, Padmaparna spent 12 years in large multi-national and startup companies, working across different life sciences tools and diagnostic programs. In those roles, she has led the creation of patent portfolios and performed technology and intellectual property analysis to identify R&D and inorganic growth opportunities. The work contributed to initiation and shaping of various internal research programs, and led to some key collaborations/acquisitions. Padmaparna did her PhD from Indian Institute of Science (India) in Bioorganic Chemistry and her post-doctoral research in Harvard Medical School/Brigham & Women’s Hospital in the area of targeted drug delivery in cancer.

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