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Full Name

Designation

Experience & Expertise

1.Investors

Amit Rajpal

Non Executive Chairman & Co-Founder

Amit Rajpal is an expert in the area of financial services investing and research globally. He is currently CEO of Marshall Wace Asia, a leading hedge fund manager in the equites space with a growing P2P franchise .Prior to that Amit worked at Morgan Stanley for 11 years working in FIG research group leading the consistently highly ranked Asian banks research franchise and was also responsible for leading the Global Banks Research team. Completed his MBA (equivalent) from IIM Calcutta, he is also qualified Cost and Works Accountant (ICWA) and completed his B.Com from University of Mumbai.

Makarand Patankar

Promoter Director

With over 32 years of multinational experience in Strategic and Financial roles within industry verticals such as Financial Services, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Retail and Network Management, Mr.Patankar facilitates the alignment of the strategic vision, business expansion and delivery mechanisms for the company. Over the years, Mr.Patankar has structured and successfully executed several IPO, EOU-Buy-Backs, Carve-out M&A’s and other deals. Amongst one of the most respected thought leaders in the area of financial logistics in India, Mr.Patankar leads several community programs and philanthropic initiatives. Prior to founding the Pioneer Group & 3i, Mr.Patankar was a senior executive with several multinational and Indian conglomerates including Glaxo, TATA & TNT.

Gaurav Patankar

Co-Founder

Gaurav Patankar is a private investor focused on taking an engaged ownership approach across public and private investments. Over his 18 year career, Gaurav has invested across emerging and developed markets and most recently served as Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at The Boston Company Asset Management (A BNY Mellon company) focused on Emerging Market Conviction Investing and orchestrated a turnaround of the emerging market investment portfolios in addition to leading key strategic dialogues with institutional clients of the firm. Prior to this, Mr.Patankar was a Portfolio manager of Global absolute-return strategies including Emerging-market strategies at Lockheed Martin Investment Management Co (LMIMCo) where he successfully turned around the firm’s alternative portfolio and built out the firm’s managed account platform for the DB and DC side. Mr.Patankar holds Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering, an M.B.A. in Finance and Strategy and a Ph.D. in Social and Political Sciences. He was awarded the 2005/2006/2007 team-award for All America Bank Research team by Institutional Investor, was named a 2011 Rising Star in hedge funds by Institutional Investor.

2.Directors

Kapil Kapoor

Independent Director

Kapil started his professional career in 1987 with Nestle India Limited. He was also a part of the management team of Bausch & Lomb serving in Russia, Ukraine, East Africa, SAARC region, subsequently re-located to Thailand on becoming the Country Manager of Bosch & Lomb and subsequently got promoted as the commercial director in 1998 with regional responsibility for South East Asia.He served as the Chairman and Non-Executive Director of Info Edge (India) Limited, on the Board of Trustees of the International Foundation for Research and Education (Ashoka University).He also held the position of Global Chief Operating Officer for Timex Group USA, Inc. from Oct 2009 until May 2013 and various other positions within the Timex Group between 2000 and 2009 such as Managing Director, Chairman, Senior Vice President of the Asia-Pacific Region.

Sutapa Banerjee

Independent Director

Sutapa has close to 24 years in the financial services industry across 2 large multinational banks (ANZ Grindlays and ABN AMRO), and a boutique Indian Investment bank (Ambit) where she built and headed several businesses.A well-recognized thought leader in the Wealth Management space having headed and successfully built from scratch the Private Wealth businesses in both ABN AMRO Bank and Ambit Capital, Sutapa was voted one of the ‘Top 20 Global Rising Stars of Wealth Management’ by the Institutional Investor Group in 2007 - the only Indian and one of only two winners from Asia.As CEO she led Ambit Private Wealth to ‘Best Private Bank in India in the 2013 AsiaMoney polls. In 2012 she was shortlisted in the 50 most Powerful Women by Fortune India. Sutapa is an Advanced Leadership Fellow (2015) of Harvard University. Currently she consults in the Wealth and Investments Management area and serves as an Independent Director on several boards of companies (JSW Group, IL&FS Group) and non-profits (Oxfam India and Dignity Foundation). She also represents Women’s World Banking as a Nominee Director on the board of their investee company Ananya Finance in India. Her area of study at Harvard was Responsible Investing and Business Practices and the use of a Gender Lens. She currently works, writes and speaks actively in this space.

Sucheta Dalal

Independent Director

Sucheta is considered one of the best known names in investigative journalism. She was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2006 for her outstanding investigative journalism spanning over 2 decades including exposing the Harshad Mehta scam in 1992.In 1993, she was awarded the Chameli Devi Award for outstanding journalism as well as Femina's Woman of Substance Award after breaking the Harshad Mehta scam story. Sucheta has worked with some of India's leading newspapers. She was the financial editor of The Times of India and Consulting Editor with Indian Express and Financial Express. She has also worked with The Economic Times and Business Standard.She has served as a member of the NR Narayana Murthy committee on Corporate Governance in 2003, and a member of the primary market advisory committee of the SEBI. She also takes active interest in consumer and investor related issues and has been a member of the Investor Protection and Education Fund set up by the Government of India under the Department of Company Affairs.She currently directs the socially-oriented reporting at Moneylife, the Foundation's activities and grievance redressal activities.

 

 

 

 

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