Our Team

Abhishek Trivedi
Abhishek Trivedi
Senior Associate - Vehicle & Corp Finance

Abhishek holds PGDM from IIM Shillong. Prior joining IFMR Capital, he worked with ICICI bank as a Relationship Manager in SME and Corporate Agri Group. Cricket remains his passion since childhood and he has played second division state level cricket for Bengal. He likes reading fiction and travelling to new places especially forest reserves.

Akhil Mehra
Akhil Mehra
Associate Director - MFI

Akhil joined the IFMR team in September 2016. He has over seven years of experience encompassing credit risk evaluation, research and derivative trading. He enjoys traveling and photography.

Amey Avinash
Amey Avinash
Associate Director - MFI

Amey completed his MBA from IIM Trichy with a specialization in Finance. He was previously associated with ICICI Bank Ltd as an Accounts Manager under the Commercial Banking Group. He has a keen interest in financial analysis and corporate valuation. His hobbies include playing football; he used to play as a defender in the Third Division of the Pune District Football Association (PDFA).

Amit Mandhanya
Amit Mandhanya
Director & Head - Business

Amit graduated from Institute of Rural Management, Anand in 2008. During 2008-11, he worked with Indian Oil Corporation Limited and was involved in identifying new business opportunities for the company in the Bio-fuels space. During the last year, he was working with Micro Credit Ratings International Limited, where he was involved in credit ratings of MFIs. He is a CFA Level 3 candidate. His hobbies include reading and travelling.

Anshul Gupta
Anshul Gupta
Associate Director - Structuring

Anshul completed his B-Tech from IIT Roorkee in 2012. Prior to joining IFMR Capital he was working with Deutsche Bank in Structured Finance Trusteeship Vertical. He has completed all the three levels of CFA and level one of FRM. His hobbies include playing snooker, pool, reading non-fiction, and watching TV Series.

Ashish Thekkekara
Ashish Thekkekara
Director & Head - Agri

Ashish is a management graduate from the Indian Institute of Forest Management – Bhopal. Prior to joining IFMR Capital, he worked with the Business Incubation team at Villgro Innovations Foundation, a leading social business incubator in India. At Villgro, his work revolved around building and managing Villgro’s investment portfolio. Ashish has worked closely with various start-up social enterprises across diverse sectors to help them build strong models of sustainable & profitable businesses. He has also been actively involved in promoting entrepreneurship among students through Villgro’s student engagement programs. In his free time, he enjoys embarking on road trips, cooking and catching up with friends.

Ashutosh Gaurav
Ashutosh Gaurav
Associate - Data Science Analytics & Modelling

Ashutosh has worked as Civil Engineer in NKG Infrastructure LTD and Wapcos LTD for 8 months. Prior to joining IFMR Capital, Ashutosh has completed M.Tech in Transportation Engineering from IIT Madras. During his spare time, He loves to do cycling, badminton or novel reading.

Bhoomika Kesaria
Bhoomika Kesaria
Senior Associate - Structuring

Bhoomika has completed her MBA in Finance from Goa Institute of Management in 2013. She has experience in areas of capital introductions, business development, investment analysis, strategy execution and information technology.

Ms. Bhoomika was associated with Goldman Sachs, Bangalore in the capacity of Associate in Hedge fund Capital Introductions. Prior to Goldman Sachs, she was working with Wipro as Assistant Manager in Corporate Strategy in COO’s office.

Chaitanya Degala
Chaitanya Degala
Associate - Structuring

Chaitanya completed his B.tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Madras. He has an overall experience of 1.5 Years in the field of Analytics & Operations. He started his career with Humotronix software Pvt.Ltd, in Pune as cofounder-Analytics/operations in July 2015- Sep 2016. He takes interests in exploring the data, finding patterns in it and building an intuition model out of it, drawing conclusions and making predictions, communicate through his solutions.

Deepali Panda
Deepali Panda
Associate - Structuring

Deepali completed her PGDM-RM from Xavier Institute of Management and B.Tech Agriculture Engineering from Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology.

Prior to joining IFMR Capital, she was working with Jindal Steel & Power Limited in Corporate Social Responsibility & Communications domain.

Her hobbies include reading, travelling & photography.

Deepak Mishra
Deepak Mishra
Associate Director

An MBA professional, Deepak has worked with HSBC, Standard Chartered; and most recently with Yes Bank in his 9+ years of banking career. His experience covers SME and Wholesale Banking roles involving client origination and relationship management.

Deepak’s banking experience includes handling of a vast gamut of banking products, that contributed to the interest and fee income to the bank.

In the current role at IFMR Capital, he is responsible for business origination in the NBFC vertical, with focus on on-book lending and debt advisory services.

Deepak’s interests include reading, watching television news programs and travelling new places. He loves spending time with nature, and cares for the cause of education for poor and marginalised children.

Divya Anand
Divya Anand
Associate Director - Agri & FinTech

She has completed her MBA in Finance from IFMR of Tamil Nadu in 2010. She has an overall experience of approx. 7 Years.
Ms. Divya started her career with Centre for Innovative Financial Design (CIFD, IFMR), Chennai as a Product Manager in 2010. In her 7 years of career span, she has worked with Crisil and HSBC Bank as an Equity Research Analyst. Prior to joining us she was associated with HSBC Bank, Bangalore in the capacity of Research Analyst.

Harnish Doshi
Harnish Doshi
Analyst - MFI

Harnish began his career with Ideal Systems Pvt Ltd, Ahmedabad as Business Analyst in 2013. Prior to joining IFMR Capital, he was associated with Siddhivinayak Motors Pvt Ltd, Rajkot in the capacity of Assistant Sales Manager.

Jaskiran Khera
Jaskiran Khera
Associate - MFI

Jaskiran has completed her Bachelor of Management Studies in Finance from University of Mumbai and Master of Management Studies in Finance from University of Mumbai in the year 2017.

Joseph Augustine
Joseph Augustine
Associate - Structuring

Joseph completed his PGDM from Goa Institute of Management. Prior to that he graduated in Mechanical Engineering. His interests include travelling, swimming and trekking

Nikhil Mardia
Nikhil Mardia
Director& Head - Corporate Finance

Nikhil was previously part of the Corporate Finance team at Global Analytics in Chennai, where he worked on financial modelling, forecasting, cash budgeting and data analysis. Prior to that, he worked as an investment analyst with an Akron (Ohio, USA) based Investment Management Company.

Prasanna Kumar V L V
Prasanna Kumar V L V
Structuring - Associate Director

Prasanna completed his PGDM from IIM Shillong. Prior to that, he was associated with Infosys working as Systems Engineer. He holds an undergraduate degree from Acharya Nagarjuna University. His interests include reading fiction and listening to music.

Raghavendra Bavirisetty
Raghavendra Bavirisetty
Senior Associate - MFI & Corp Finance

Raghavendra is an Associate member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India; he was previously associated with Crisil Global Research & Analytics division as a Research Analyst in a proprietary global stock valuation team. Prior to this he worked for 3 years in Brahmayya & Co., Chartered Accountants, Chennai as an Intern. His interests include biking, cooking, playing badminton and volunteering for community activities.

Rahul Baid
Rahul Baid
Senior Associate - Direct

Rahul has completed his Chartered Accountancy from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in 2012.He started his career with Das and Prasad, Kolkata as Senior Auditor in 2012. In the span of 4.5 years, he has worked with Indian Overseas Bank, Kolkata as Credit Manager, Frontline Analyst Pvt Ltd, Bangalore as Credit Manager. Prior to joining us he was associated with Fullerton India Credit Company Ltd., Chennai, in the capacity of Credit Approver.

Rahul Jain
Rahul Jain
Director & Head - Credit

Rahul joined the Treasury Team of IFMR Capital in June, 2011. Rahul is an Engineering graduate from IIT Kanpur and has a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM Bangalore. He has extensive work experience in a wide range of sectors such as Power, Energy & Utilities, Automotives, IT and ITES. He has worked as Senior Manager Finance in Hinduja Global Solutions Limited (HGSL) and was responsible for the budgeting and pricing. He has worked in Finance & Accounts in HGSL and in Corporate Treasury in Ashok Leyland as part of Hinduja Leadership Program (HLP). His hobbies include playing badminton and interests include non-linear optimisation, artificial intelligence and augmented reality.

Raj Kamal Goldi
Raj Kamal Goldi
Senior Associate - SBL & Housing

He has completed his post-graduation in rural management from Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA) of Gujarat. He worked for 1 year with IFMR Capital after his PG and was preparing full-time for Civil Services Examination (CSE) since then.

Raj Kamal Goldi enjoys reading on issues like sustainable development, inclusive growth, international relations etc. and closely follows national and international social, political and economic developments.

Remika Agarwal
Remika Agarwal
Director - Head Structuring

Remika is a structured finance professional with an experience of over eleven years. Prior to joining IFMR Capital, she was working with ICRA Limited, where she was a part of their Structured Finance team. In her previous role, she was involved in execution of transactions across various sectors and products and has an expertise in developing complex credit risk models, scorecards and setting up of rating frameworks. She was also engaged in establishing the rating and grading framework for Microfinance Institutions. At IFMR, she is leading the structuring teams’ efforts on designing products and structures suited for Originator and investor needs and ensuring seamless transaction execution. Remika is an MBA from MDI Gurgaon and holds a Bachelors degree in Economics from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata. She also holds FRM (GARP) and PRM (PRMIA) certifications. Her hobbies include study of Vastu, travelling, swimming and playing badminton.

Rupesh Kumar
Rupesh Kumar
Associate Director - Direct Origination

Rupesh Kumar has worked in Banking and Technology space for last 10 years. Prior to joining IFMR Capital, he was working with Yes Bank for around 5.5 years where he handled corporate relationships of Financial Institutions like Banks, capital Markets etc. Rupesh has also worked extensively in Rural Banking segment where he managed wholesale and BC relationships and designed products primarily in microfinance space. Prior to that, he has worked with Cognizant Technology Solutions for around 3 years in BFSI vertical managing Business Development for Banking clients.

Rupesh holds MBA from IRMA and is also an Electronics and Communication Engineer by training from CUSAT, Kochi.

Robin Tyagi
Robin Tyagi
Associate Director - Structuring

Robin is a professional with well-rounded experience of two years in Structured Trade Review (Equity derivatives) at Crisil GR&A. Prior to this experience; he completed his post-graduation in Finance from Institute of Financial Management and Research (IFMR) & cleared FRM. In his spare time, he likes to read & follow Manchester Utd.

Rupa Venkatagiri
Rupa Venkatagiri
Director

A debt capital markets professional, Rupa has over 12 years of global capital markets experience with over 8 years in the U.S. leveraged finance markets in a variety of roles including investment banking and high yield and distressed securities research. Prior to joining IFMR, Rupa worked as a Vice President in Stifel Financial, a middle market investment bank in its New York office and was involved in debt origination, structuring and syndication to meet strategic acquisition, corporate recapitalization, refinancing and take private transaction needs for large and middle market issuers across various sectors. Rupa has a double masters, a Masters in Finance from the Brandeis International Business School in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA and a Masters in International Business from the PSG Institute of Management in Coimbatore, India. Trained in Indian (Carnatic) classical music, Rupa is an animal lover and a yoga enthusiast.

Satya
Satya
Director & Head - Structuring

Satya joined IFMR Capital in January 2012. Prior to this she was with IFMR Trust for over a year. She has also been working with IFMR Finance Foundation, researching Long-Term Debt Markets and Securitization. Satya graduated with a PGDM-Finance from IFMR in 2010 and holds an undergraduate degree in computer applications. Her interests include reading, progressive art and Indian classical music.

Saurabh Khodke
Saurabh Khodke
Senior Associate - Agri

Saurabh holds MBA in Rural Development & Environment Management from Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal and B.E. from University of Mumbai. Prior to joining IFMR Capital, he worked with an Atlanta based IT MNC for three years. His research paper- ‘Payback CSR Models: Unlocking Sustainability At The Bottom Of The Pyramids’ was published in an international journal. He is a recipient of Governor Award for his services towards society as a Scout. He cleared five professional exams in playing Tabla from Gandharva Mahavidhyalaya. He belongs to Indore and his interests include watching documentaries, understanding world affairs and sports. He loves to travel and explore places, people and traditions.

Shambhavi Tulsyan
Shambhavi Tulsyan
Senior Associate – MFI - MFI

A silver medalist in MBA – Finance from XISS, Shambhavi also did a certified course in Rural Management from XISS. She is a travel enthusiast and a voracious reader of fictional and non-fictional novels. She loves watching movies and listening to the classical and soothing melodies of yore. An avid follower of current affairs, her interests include socio-economic, political, financial, international and sports affairs. She is an optimistic person who follows the mantra – “Failures are stepping stones to success”.

Shyam Sundar
Shyam Sundar
Associate Director - SBL & Housing Finance

Shyam Sundar is an Electrical and Electronics engineer from Kumaraguru College of Technology, Anna University, Coimbatore and a management graduate from Management Development Institute, Gurgaon. Prior to joining IFMR, he was part of Corporate Banking Group of ICICI Bank handling clients in Auto, Infrastructure and NBFC sectors. He also served as Regional Business Head of Business Loans Group and handled close to 200 small business loan relationships for ICICI in Chennai. He is an ardent fan of Warren Buffet and Charlie Munger and has a keen interest in value investing. He is a cricket enthusiast but of late has been exploring the sport of badminton.

Sukesh Kumar Singla
Sukesh Kumar Singla
Senior Associate - SBL & Housing Finance

Sukesh Singla, an IIM Kozhikode graduate, class of 2012, has diverse experience in Strategy Planning and Execution, Operational setup and Business Development at L&T Finance’s housing finance arm. He has advised senior management and worked directly with them in business setup and operations and thereby contributed in L&T Finance’s exponential growth in mortgage business. He is also IIIT Hyderabad alumnus and has experience in software development before post-graduation; he has contributed in projects which helped Samsung achieve leadership position in US market.

In his free time he enjoys bike trips and writing poetry.

Urmila Khatri
Urmila Khatri
Associate Director & Head - Vehicle Finance

Urmila completed her PGDM with specialization in ‘Developmental Sustainable Finance’ from IFMR B School. Prior to IFMR, she worked with Ernst & Young for two years across various advisory (Internal audit, Service tax audit, Statutory auditing & IGAAP auditing). She holds an undergraduate degree in Commerce from University of Delhi. Her interests include reading and listening to classic rock music. She has a flair for writing and has contributed as a creative writer for the documentary movie ‘Rainbows are Real’.

V Ram Prasad
V Ram Prasad
Associate Director - Structuring

Ram’s experience before joining IFMR Capital in December 2014 includes developing mobile applications at Indian Oil and being a part of Corporate Finance & Strategy team of Dalmia Bharat Group. Ram completed his PGDM from IIM Shillong. His interests include reading, gaming, swimming and watching movies.

Vyas Sreenivas
Vyas Sreenivas
Director - SBL & Housing

Vyas Sreenivas has around 10 years of work experience in the areas of Capital Markets and Technology space. He is an engineer in Electronics & Communication and is also a post graduate in Rural Management from IRMA. Prior to IFMR Capital, he was with Infosys Technologies for around 6 years and worked in the clients in Banking and Capital Markets Space. He spent over a year in London working leading projects in the payment domain for a leading bank in Europe. He enjoys travelling and pursues photography as a hobby.

Yojit Grover
Yojit Grover
Associate Director - Agri

Yojit graduated from Hansraj College, Delhi University. Post that, he pursued his MBA in finance from IMT, Ghaziabad. He worked for about 20 months with Royal Bank of Scotland as a credit risk analyst predominantly looking after their financial institutions portfolio. In his leisure time, he likes to read novels, play table tennis and watch movies.

Abhinandan Singh
Abhinandan Singh
Associate - SBL & Housing
Abhinandan holds an MBA from IIT Roorkee. Prior to joining IFMR Capital
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