Bhavna Vashisht Katkar

Chief Human Capital Officer & Head of Strategic Initiatives

Bhavna Katkar joined BC Partners in New York in 2019 with responsibilities spanning Human Capital for the Firm and Portfolio, in addition to Strategic Initiatives. Previously, Bhavna was Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer of Navab Capital Partners. From 2008 to 2018, Bhavna was with KKR where she led Private Markets Human Capital for the Americas and also covered and helped build multiple other businesses across the firm. Prior to KKR, Bhavna spent six years with Bear Stearns and two years at Morgan Stanley.


Bhavna holds a MS in Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management from the London School of Economics and a BA from the University of Western Ontario.


  • Location: North America
  • Phone: +1 212-891-2880
  • Languages: English and Hindi
  • Joined: 2019