Samir Bahl, Head, Investment Banking

  • Over 20 years of experience in consulting / financial services in the U.S.A. and India with a significant track record in mid-market Investment Banking.
  • Led the team of 20+ equity investment banking professionals at Centrum Capital Limited for 4 years as a Director & Head of Investment Banking
  • Served as Joint Managing Director at Polymath Advisors
  • Served as Managing Director of Thomson Financial (New York) and Country Head (India)
  • Post Graduate in Business Administration - University of Rochester’s Simon School of Business Administration

Anil Kakani, Executive Director, Cross Border

Over 10 years of experience in leading U.S.-India cross border commercial and economic/financial sector policy engagements. Senior Advisor for India to US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner; Business Development Manager, Corning Inc. Economics degree, UCLA; Masters degree, Harvard University; Law degree, University of Arizona.
Dr Jagprag S. Gujral, Executive Director (Healthcare)

    More than 12 years of experience in the life-sciences; primarily in corporate strategy, management consulting and operations. Head of consulting & Principal for Clearstate Advisory in Singapore and senior leadership positions with Apollo Hospitals & Fortis Healthcare. Double postgraduate doctor of medicine (MBBS, PGDPPHC, PGDMLS) ; MBA, ISB, Hyderabad.
    Dr Rahul Porwal, Director (Manufacturing and Industrials)

    Over 15 years of investment banking and corporate strategy experience; including over 11 years at Anand Rathi, with transaction experience across Consumer,  Infrastructure, Textiles,  Chemicals, Industrials, Pharma and Energy sectors. Currently Head of Manufacturing and Industrials Sector. Earlier he was heading Equity Capital Market and has supervised more than a dozen IPOs, QIPs, PE deals, M&A, Open Offer and debt syndications. Ph. D., Chartered Accountant and Cost Accountant.
    Sachin Mehta, Associate Director, Financial Sponsors

    Over 7 years of experience in equity capital markets. Investment Banking at Ambit Corporate Finance and Karvy Investor Services Limited. MBA, IIPM Mumbai.