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Board of Directors


  • Salil K. Gupta
    Chief Mentor, Independent Director

    He has more than 55 years of experience and has served as the former Chairman of West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation Limited - A leading state fi nancial institution. He has also served as the President of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.


  • Hemant Kanoria
    Chairman & Managing Director

    He has over 33 years of experience in industry, trade and fi nancial services. He has held the position of Chairman of FICCI National Committee on Infrastructure and is presently Council Member of Indo-German Chamber of Commerce. He has been on the Board of Governors of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) - Kolkata, was a Member of Regional Direct Taxes Advisory Committee, Government of India and had served as President of Calcutta Chamber of Commerce.


  • Sunil Kanoria
    Vice Chairman, Non - Executive Director

    He is a Chartered Accountant with more than 25 years of experience in the fi nancial services industry. He is presently the Senior Vice President of The Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), Member of the Central Direct Taxes Advisory Committee and the Governing body member of the Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC).


  • Saud Siddique
    Non - Executive Director

    He has over 29 years of global infrastructure financing experience. He has worked with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank, for more than 16 years, based out of Washington DC. During 2004-2007, he was based out of Hong Kong, and was the head of business development for infrastructure projects in the East Asia and Pacific region for IFC. He has also served as the CEO and Board Member of a publicly listed water infrastructure fund in Singapore. He was a member of the top management of Hyflux Ltd. in Singapore, one of the leading water infrastructure companies of Asia. He also previously worked with Swiss Bank Corporation in New York on structured financing and asset securitisation transactions. He is a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF). The EAIF, a USD 700 million fund, is sponsored by a prestigious group of investors including UK, Dutch, German, Swedish and Swiss government entities and leading private global banks. He has been a visiting faculty at the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.


  • S Rajagopal
    Independent Director

    He is the former Chairman & Managing Director of Bank of India and Indian Bank and has more than 40 years of experience in the banking industry.


  • S Chatterjee
    Independent Director

    A seasoned professional, he has over 45 years of experience in Retail, Commercial, Investment Banking and NBFC. Associated with the State Bank of India for 26 years, he has extensive exposure in the area of International Banking at SBI, London and as the Chief Representative in Washington DC having worked closely with IFC, World Bank and IMF. He was the Executive Director with Axis Bank (formerly UTI Bank) wherein he was instrumental in developing the bank’s business model and strong business processes enabling it to evolve into a leading player in the industry. He has been associated with Srei in various capacities for developing business, audit, compliance, HR & IT processes as well as risk management. In addition, he has also served as a Member of the Board of Directors of Nabil Bank, Nepal.


  • Dr. Satish C. Jha
    Independent Director

    He is a Former Director and Chief Economist of Asian Development Bank, Manila and President of Bihar Economic Association. He was also a Member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister and Chairman, Special Task Force on Bihar.


  • Sujitendra Krishna Deb
    Independent Director

    He is a Chartered Accountant with over 42 years of experience in the Assurance and Business Advisory services of a Big Four Firm in India, where he was a partner for a little over two decades; experience in Due Diligence Review, Valuation and Internal Audits, among others.


  • Dr. Punita Kumar Sinha
    Independent Director

    Punita, a Doctorate from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, has over 22 years of experience in asset management in international and emerging markets. She served as a Senior Managing Director of The Blackstone Group LP and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of Blackstone Asia Advisors L.L.C. She was also the CIO and Senior Portfolio Manager of the NYSE listed India Fund Inc. and Asia Tigers Fund Inc.