Milan Radia

Senior Adviser – Global Technology and the Middle East Region

Milan Radia is a Senior Adviser to Hardman & Co on matters relating to the Middle East and Global Technology , and is an expert on the global data centre sector, having been closely involved in this segment since 1999.

Milan is the founder and CEO of ConnectedCompute, an international digital infrastructure business headquartered in the UAE. Prior to ConnectedCompute, Milan was Senior Vice President at Edgnex, the global data centre subsidiary of the DAMAC Group, one of the largest real estate developers in the Middle East. Before joining Edgnex, Milan was in a senior role at Interxion Digital Realty, one of the largest global data centre operators.

With over 25 years of equity market experience at global investment banks and as a senior fund manager for a major asset manager, Milan combines a deep understanding of key technology segments and investor thought processes with rigorous financial and strategic analysis and a firm grasp of technical market issues, and has worked on many high-profile successful IPOs and other complex capital markets transactions.

In 2017, Milan was ranked the No.1 earnings estimator in the UK for his sector in the Thomson Starmine Awards. This followed No.1 Starmine rankings for Europe in 2010 and 2011 and a No.2 ranking in the UK in 2011. In 2015, Milan and his team were ranked No.1 in the Extel Awards by corporate management teams for UK Small & Midcap technology research. Milan has also been techMARK Analyst of the Year and achieved top 3 Institutional Investor sector rankings for his coverage of the data centre, software and telecoms sectors. Milan started his career at Prudential Portfolio Managers where he was latterly a fund manager responsible for portfolios worth in excess of £350m.

Milan joined Hardman & Co in 2018. He holds a First Class MA (Hons) degree in Economics from the University of Cambridge.