Advisory Board

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Pradip P. Shah

  • Industry leader with vast experience
  • Heads IndAsia, a corporate finance, PE, and investment advisory
  • Founder and MD, CRISIL ((S&P India); assisted in founding HDFC
  • Currently Chairman of Kansai Nerolac, Sonata Software and BASF India
  • Director of Godrej & Boyce, Pfizer India and Bajaj Auto.

Humayun Dhanrajgir

  • Currently Chairman of Breach Candy Hospital Trust, Mumbai
  • Decades of experience in running and heading various corporations
  • Non-Executive Independent Director of Cadila Healthcare, Neuland Labs, Emcure Pharma, HDFC Asset Management Company among others.
  • Former MD at GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals India, Lupin Limited and Kodak India
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Humayun Dhanrajgir

  • Currently Chairman of Breach Candy Hospital Trust, Mumbai
  • Decades of experience in running and heading various corporations
  • Non-Executive Independent Director of Cadila Healthcare, Neuland Labs, Emcure Pharma, HDFC Asset Management Company among others.
  • Former MD at GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals India, Lupin Limited and Kodak India
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Om Prakash Gahrotra

  • 1969 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officer of Maharashtra cadre
  • Former Senior Executive Director of Stock Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
  • Served as an Additional Chief Secretary in Govt of Maharashtra, Managing Director of Maharashtra State Textile Corporation
  • Director of National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange and SBI Funds Management; also an Independent Director of Kalpataru Ltd.

Rajeev Gupta

  • Well-known face in corporate India and the go-to person for India’s top industrialists and CEOs for his candid advice
  • Founded Arpwood Capital in 2012; Ranked 2nd largest M&A advisor in India
  • Set up a PE buyout business Arpwood Partners LLP in 2014; was also a Global Partner of The Carlyle Group & India head of Asia Buyout Fund from 2005 to 2011
  • Earlier M&A Head and Board member of DSP Merrill Lynch
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Rajeev Gupta

  • Well-known face in corporate India and the go-to person for India’s top industrialists and CEOs for his candid advice
  • Founded Arpwood Capital in 2012; Ranked 2nd largest M&A advisor in India
  • Set up a PE buyout business Arpwood Partners LLP in 2014; was also a Global Partner of The Carlyle Group & India head of Asia Buyout Fund from 2005 to 2011
  • Earlier M&A Head and Board member of DSP Merrill Lynch
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Sanjoy Bhattacharyya

  • Leading practitioner and proponent of value investing in India and mentor to many successful investment managers in India
  • Currently Managing Partner at Fortuna Capital
  • Previously, Partner at New Vernon Advisory, Chief Investment Officer at HDFC Mutual Fund and Director of UBS Equity research
  • Handled investments across equity and debt including hedge funds for both local and global investors

Bill Maldonado

  • Currently CIO for equities at Eastspring, Singapore, overseeing 10 Global teams
  • Previously, Global CIO for Equities & Regional CIO, Asia at HSBC Global Asset Mgmt out of Hong Kong
  • In asset management since 1993 as a European Derivative based Portfolio Manager and later headed Passive indexation mandates, Fund-of-funds, Structured products and Hedge funds
  • Holds Doctorate in Laser Physics from Oxford, MBA from Cranfield School of Mgmt & Bachelor’s in Physics from Sussex & Uppsala Universities
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Bill Maldonado

  • Currently CIO for equities at Eastspring, Singapore, overseeing 10 Global teams
  • Previously, Global CIO for Equities & Regional CIO, Asia at HSBC Global Asset Mgmt out of Hong Kong
  • In asset management since 1993 as a European Derivative based Portfolio Manager and later headed Passive indexation mandates, Fund-of-funds, Structured products and Hedge funds
  • Holds Doctorate in Laser Physics from Oxford, MBA from Cranfield School of Mgmt & Bachelor’s in Physics from Sussex & Uppsala Universities
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