Board of Directors

Mr. Harvinder Pal Singh is a non-executive and non-independent director at the Company. With over 30 years of microfinance experience, he pioneered daily loan repayment collections. He’s skilled in lending, auditing, accounts, project financing, advisory services, and company law. He attended Harvard Business School’s Accion Program in 2009 and a leadership program at Wharton Business School in 2011. Also, he chairs Satin Creditcare Network Limited (SCNL), a leading Indian microfinance institution he’s nurtured since its inception in 1990. A law graduate and fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India since 1984, Mr. Singh’s expertise has driven SCNL’s growth into a prominent microfinance player in North India, poised for nationwide expansion.

Mr. Bhuvnesh Khanna is having over 25 years of work experience across a range of banking domains including Investment Banking, Corporate Banking, SME Banking and Retail banking. Mr. Bhuvnesh is a graduate from St Xaviers College, Kolkata and a Chartered Accountant from the 1994 batch.

Over his career Mr. Bhuvnesh had the opportunity to work with leading brands in the Banking industry including Kotak Mahindra, HDFC Bank, Deutsche Bank and HSBC. His last role was with HSBC (from 2004) where he had the opportunity to work across multiple markets including India, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Bangladesh and London. Mr. Bhuvnesh has experience across Country, Regional and Global roles which have given him exposure to business/country head roles with P&L responsibilities as also to central team roles in the HSBC groups regional and global offices. Mr. Bhuvnesh has led the initial transition and scaling up of the SME business of HSBC in India during his tenure as Head of SME and thereafter had the opportunity to serve as the Regional head of Business Banking for HSBC in Asia. His other roles within HSBC include Head of Commercial Banking Bangladesh and Global Head of Business and Transaction Management for HSBC Global Commercial Banking based out of London.

Mr. Sundeep Kumar Mehta serves as an Independent Director, having joined the Board in 2018. He holds a Science degree from the University of Rajasthan and a Postgraduate diploma in Business Administration from Annamalai University. His educational background extends to certificates, degrees, and diplomas in Cyber Law, History, Labour Laws, Auto Engineering, and Human Resources. With over 33 years of experience, he has held significant roles at RKJ Group, Escorts Ltd, Panacea Biotech Ltd, Bata India Ltd, and Eicher Good Earth Ltd across various high-ranking capacities.

Mr. Anil Kumar Kalra is an Independent Director with 35 years of banking and financial experience, including 5 years as CEO/SVP at a leading NBFC in London and India. His expertise spans Banking, Financial Services, Investment Banking, and Infrastructure Financing. He has held Senior Vice President roles at a notable NBFC, offering services such as asset financing, debt syndication, corporate advisory, and merchant banking. He also served as CEO at a Financial Services Company in London. He holds an MBA from Delhi University’s Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) and a B.Com (H) from Shree Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University.

Ms. Jyoti Ahluwalia is an Independent Director. She holds a Ph.D. and a Master’s in Commerce from the University of Allahabad, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. She also completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (Finance) from ICFAI Business School. Currently an Associate Professor specializing in Data Analytics and Machine Learning at Sushant University, Gurugram, she has over 7 years of experience as a Finance Professor at ICFAI Business School, Gurugram. Her corporate roles include Actuarial Analyst at Milliman India and Syndicated Research Analyst at Corporate Executive Board. She’s certified as a Banking Faculty by HDFC Bank and received the Best Summer Internship Programme Award in 2015.

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