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Ms Namrata Kaul brings on board over 30 years of global banking experience. She has served as the Managing Director, Corporate and Investment Banking at Deutsche Bank AG . Prior to that she was Head of Asia Business for Deutsche Bank based out of London, involved in multi country interface. Ms Kaul has been involved in developing the strategy roadmap for Deutsche Bank India as part of the India Board and was instrumental in defining and executing the Asia Focus strategy for the EMEA business. She was the founder of Deutsche Bank’s Diversity initiative in India. Ms Kaul had earlier worked with ANZ Grindlays Bank in various leadership roles across Treasury, Corporate Banking, Debt Capital Market and Corporate Finance in India and the UK.
Ms Kaul serves on the Board of CARE International. She is a Management Postgraduate from IIM Ahmedabad and has completed a Chevening scholarship on Leadership from London School of Economics.
Ms. Anita Belani has significant experience of over 3 decades in Human Resource and Strategy orientation. Her experience includes consultation across sectors at Board / CEO levels in areas such as Org Transformation, Market Entry Strategy, Leadership, Strategy Clarification, CEO Succession & Culture Building.
Ms. Anita has served as the Managing Director and India Head for Russel & Reynolds, an operating partner at Gaja Capital Partners, and has held senior roles at KPMG, Jardine Fleming, Sun Microsystems.
Co-founder and CEO of TalentSprint, a global deeptech education platform for young and experienced professionals, which counts among its investors Nexus Venture Partners, NSDC, and the NSE Group. Earlier, served as Senior Vice President for Global Delivery Operations and Head of Indian Operations for Virtusa Corporation, which went public on NASDAQ in 2007. Also worked as Chief Technology Officer at OpenPages and Viveca, both venture-backed US technology firms funded by Sigma Partners and Matrix Partners.
Began his career at the prestigious IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York. An alumnus of IIT Madras and the University of Michigan, and served as a board member for multiple companies such as National Payments Corporation of India, NSDL Payments Bank, Advait ARC, BNP Paribas Sharekhan, and Vivriti Capital.
Lazar Zdravkovic is the Vice President of Creation Investments and previously he was associated with Barclays as investment banker. He has worked extensively with Creation Investments portfolio companies in India over the last 6 years. He is involved in advising debt and equity financing, strategic and financial planning, hiring and financial reporting. He also has the experience of working with several portfolio companies of Creation Investments outside of India, including banks, non-bank lenders and Insurance Companies in Republic of Georgia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Albania, Poland, Mexico, Peru, Chile and Brazil. As an Investment Banking professional, he has also advised multiple financial institutions in the S&P 500, FTSE 100 as well as OMXS 30 on Debt and Equity raises, Mergers and Acquisitions along with multiple other transactions.
He has a Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Finance and International Business with a minor in Economics from the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business.
Mr. Day joined Creation Investments in 2011 helping grow the firm over the past eight years. Previously, he was a Technical Advisor to the microfinance institution, Five Talents Uganda in Kampala, Uganda. Prior to that, Mr. Day was a Financial Analyst in the mergers and acquisitions group at the investment banking firm Houlihan Lokey.
Kartik is the Managing Partner and also acts as the fund advisor for the SONG Fund through Aspada Capital Advisors. Prior, he was with Lightspeed Venture Partners, a global venture capital firm with over $2 billion under management, where he was a founding member of the India office. Earlier, Kartik was a management consultant with McKinsey and Company. He is a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras. Kartik currently serves on the Boards of Capital Float, Waycool, SV Agri, Xamcheck and EM3.
Gopal Srinivasan is the Founder, Chairman and Managing Director of TCF and a third-generation member of the TVS Family. Over an entrepreneurial career spanning 30 years, he has incubated 8 companies operating in diverse sectors including technology, financial services & auto components. A passionate entrepreneur and an avid angel investor, he is actively involved in the promotion of Entrepreneurship. He is the Founding member of "The Chennai Angels", one of the premier angels investing networks in India. Gopal takes a keen interest in public policy matters of the VC/PE Industry, being actively involved with the regulators for the financial markets by dint of his engagements with SEBI, the Indian Venture Capital Association (IVCA) & Confederation of Indian Industry (CII); He was also the Member of the Venture Capital Investment Committee for SIDBI’s Fund of Funds for Start-ups (FFS) programme in ’18-’19. He is a Governing Council member of Reserve Bank Innovation Hub (RBIH), a centre for idea generation and development to provide the facilitating environment, encourage collaboration, and in the process promote innovation in the financial sector. Gopal is also a non-official member on the National Start-up Advisory Council (NSAC), formed by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPITT) to advise the Government of India on measures needed to build a strong eco-system for nurturing innovation and start-ups in the country to drive sustainable economic growth and generate large scale employment opportunities. He is also actively involved in knowledge initiatives through his involvement in academic institution. He is a member of University of Michigan’s India Advisory Board. Gopal is also the Chairman of Chennai International Centre, a think-tank that brings together a cornucopia of thought leaders from the spheres of business, the economy, policymaking, science, art, culture and entrepreneurship. Gopal has been recently appointed as the Honorary Consul for the Kingdom of Netherlands in Tamil Nadu. Gopal is an MBA from the Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. When not mentoring the investment team or sharing his passion for building businesses with client partners, Gopal may be found behind an apron, baking some lip-smacking delicacies. He is also an avid reader and TVS Capital's in-house Google; from Mythology to Technology, history to geography, he has read it all.
Gaurav was one of the founding members of IFMR Capital. In his last role, he was the Chief Business Officer of IFMR Capital and the CEO of IFMR Investment Advisor, providing capital market solutions to companies and responsible for building strategic partnerships with clients, business origination, credit appraisal, structuring, and strategy.
He has been instrumental in building the underwriting framework for underlying sectors. He has built and managed a large business with a tight focus on risk management, which has led to a nearly default-free track record over a decade. Over the last 10 years, he has led a high-powered team that builds underwriting standards for the organisation, develops the client franchise, assesses credit quality, executes high volume and complex structured finance transactions, and provides strategic advice to clients. He has also led the expansion of the business across asset classes.
Gaurav has diligenced more than 500 corporates and financial institutions. He conceptualised the digital strategy of IFMR Capital and developed the only example of a go-to-market digital structured finance platform that could, at scale, execute USD 3 billion of trades.
Gaurav is on the advisory board of tech and platform in India and Europe and advises the management on digital strategy and business plan. He has completed his master’s degree in business administration from IRMA and his bachelor’s degree from Delhi University.
Until recently, Vineet led the capital markets, fund management, finance, and treasury functions at IFMR Capital. In this role, Vineet took the core strategy and business plan of IFMR Capital to scale, developed strong relationships with capital markets investors, and built the fund management business from scratch. Vineet was instrumental in IFMR Capital raising USD 7.5 billion of debt for its clients, as well as taking its own balance sheet to INR 450 million.
Prior to this, Vineet led key institutional relationships at Standard Chartered Bank, with exposure/deal experience across M&A, capital markets, and corporate finance.
Vineet has also worked with Tata Administrative Services – a crack team within the Tata Group responsible for targeted strategic initiatives across group companies.
Vineet has completed his master’s degree in business administration from IIM, Bangalore and bachelor’s degree in engineering from IIT, Kharagpur.