Board of Directors
Pramod Kabra is the Part-time Chairman and Non-Executive Director of the Bank.
Presently, he is also on the board of Atria Convergence Technologies (ACT) and Shree Digvijay Cement.
He is currently associated as a Partner with True North Managers LLP and has been involved in building a portfolio company across financial services, consumer, healthcare, and industrial sectors. Prior to joining True North, he worked with Unilever and Hindustan Unilever for 23 years in various senior positions.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Jodhpur University and is a Chartered Accountant.
Rajeev Yadav is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank.
Prior to joining the Bank, he was the Chief Executive Officer of G.E. Money Financial Services Private Limited. Prior to that, he also worked with Motorola and as a Member of technical team at Cadence India.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, and a post graduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
Dhiraj Poddar is a Nominee Director of the Bank.
He is currently associated with TA Associates as Managing Director & Country Head – India and has advised on several investments across financial services, technology, business services and healthcare.
Prior to joining TA Associates, he worked with Standard Chartered Private Equity, Infosys BPO Ltd and ICICI Securities Ltd.
He is a Chartered Accountant and holds a post graduate diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
Divya Sehgal is a Nominee Director of the Bank.
Currently, he is associated with True North Managers LLP as Partner and is responsible for investments and scaling up of businesses in the financial services sector.
Prior to joining True North, he was the founder and Chief Operating Officer of Apollo Health Street. He also worked as Consultant with McKinsey, with Corporate Finance team at ANZ and as an entrepreneur at E-medlife, a corporate healthcare advisory firm.
He holds a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and a post graduate diploma in management from Indian Institute of Management, Bengaluru.
Sameer Nanavati is a Nominee Director of the Bank.
Currently, he is also a director on the board of ILIFE Clinics and Research and Barefoot Organics.
Prior to that, he was founder and CEO at Disha Microfin Ltd. During this tenure, he was elected as a board member of MFIN, the association of microfinance entities and was designated as SRO. He was also part of the committee set up by MFIN and setting up the framework for credit bureau compliance by the sector.
He holds a master’s degree in business administration from Sardar Patel University, Gujarat.
Aarthi Sivanandh is an Independent Director of the Bank.
Currently, she is Partner at J Sagar Associates (JSA), a national law firm. She is a corporate lawyer focused on the full spectrum of corporate laws and transactional matters such as mergers and acquisitions, venture capital transactions, foreign collaborations. Prior to that, she was co-founder of Vichar Partners, a law firm that merged with J Sagar Associates.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Madras, a bachelor’s degree in law from Dr Ambedkar Law University, Tamil Nadu and a master’s degree in law from Tulane University. She is enrolled with the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu.
Alok Prasad is an Independent Director of the Bank.
Currently, he is associated with a few Banks/Financial institutions as Advisor/Mentor/Board member.
He has held senior positions in a number of institutions in the Government and Private Sectors, including RBI. He was Chief Executive Officer of Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN), the chairperson and director of South Asia Micro-Entrepreneurs Network (SAMN). As the CEO of MFIN, he closely worked with the RBI and Ministry of Finance (MoF) for development of an appropriate regulatory framework for microfinance institutions (MFIs) in India. He was also a member of the MoF Committee for drafting of legislation for regulation and development of the Microfinance Industry in India.
He holds a master’s degree in arts from the University of Delhi.
Ms Nanda Dave is an Independent Director of the Bank.
She also serves as Advisor to banks/payment companies and an Independent Director on the Board of Directors of Kisetsu Saison Finance (India) Pvt Ltd.
She has experience of over 34 years with the RBI, across several departments. She has expertise in Payment and Settlement Systems, Risk assurance, Corporate Strategy and Non-Banking Financial Company regulation and supervision. She was actively involved in design, development, regulation, and supervision of Unified Payment Interface, the Bharat Bill Payment System and TReDS. She was also associated with the amendment of the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007. She was the Vice Chair of Regulatory Oversight Committee of the LEI-ROC as also member of the CPMI, Bank for International Settlements, Basel.
She is a Fellow of the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Good Governance and Policy Analysis, Bhopal - an autonomous Institute of Government of Madhya Pradesh, India.
She holds a master’s degree in management, a bachelor’s degree in science and is also a Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB).
Sunil Satyapal Gulati is an Independent Director of the Bank.
He is a member of the Mutual Fund Advisory Committee constituted by SEBI, also a member of the Implementation Committee for IIT Delhi Strategy and Vision 2030. Besides, he is a Charter member of TiE and their Fintech Special Interest Group. He is also a member of the SP Jain Global Management School Fintech Advisory Board and a visiting faculty to Goa Institute of Management.
He has three decades of global experience in the banking industry across investment banking, corporate finance, relationship management, risk management and corporate strategy. He has previously worked with Bank of America, RBL Bank Limited, Yes Bank Limited, GE Capital Services India and ING Vysya Bank Limited.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, and a post graduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
Varun Sabhlok is an Independent Director of the Bank.
He is the founder of AVS Asia Ventures, a management consulting services. Previously, he was associated with Citibank for 11 years, in the Global Consumer Banking Division in South-East Asia. Besides advisory work, he has also ventured in fund management for hospitality related real estate projects.
He has transformed consumer banks in the areas of strategic business management, credit & operational risk assessment, asset strategy, credit risk management, wealth management strategy, relationship management, process rationalization and financial restructuring covering cards, consumer banking and consumer finance businesses.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in arts from the University of Bombay, bachelor’s degree in science (Economics) from the London School of Economics and Political Science and is an associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Vinay Baijal is an Independent Director of the Bank.
He is currently an advisor to BSR &Co. LLP.
He was previously associated with the Reserve Bank of India, from where he retired as the chief general manager, Department of Banking Operations and Development. He has also worked with the International Monetary Fund, Mizuho Bank Limited, Paypal Payments Private Limited, and Experian Services India Private Limited. He has been a member of the MFIN Enforcement Committee, Committee on Investment Pattern for Insurance and Pension Sector, Ministry of Finance, GoI and the Financial Action Task Force, Ministry of Finance, GoI.
He holds a master’s degree in science from University of Allahabad and is an associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers.