Board of Advisors
Our Esteemed Mentors
In his illustrious career spanning over half a century, Shri Gopalakrishnan has contributed to various sectors of the Indian economy such as Banking, Finance, Insurance and Research & Development, and has served as the Chairperson and/or Managing Director of the following institutions:
- Unit Trust of India
- Indian Banks’ Association
- Indian Overseas Bank
- Industrial Finance Corporation of India
- Oriental Bank of Commerce
- Tourism Finance Corporation of India Limited
- Management Development Institute
- National Institute of Labour Economics Research and Development
Mr. Kapil Garg is a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics & Communication from IIT Roorkee (formerly University of Roorkee).
He has had a rich professional career of over 40 years, having worked as an Engineer in Indian Telephone Industries Ltd. and Indian railways and as a member of the Indian Police Service. He was handpicked to be the first Additional Director General of Police to head the Anti Terrorist Squad of Rajasthan. He was also the first Director of Enforcement in Excise Department of Rajasthan and was singularly responsible for establishing the two from scratch in a very short time. He is widely recognised as a Police officer always on the lookout for innovative policing methodologies, adaption of latest technology and a humane approach. His indulgence in helping people who deserve police support brought him recognition beyond expectation. He superannuated as Director general of Police of Rajasthan.
Presently, he is working as an Advisor with Shriram General Insurance Company Limited, Jaipur and is a member of the Academic Council of the Sardar Patel University of Police Security & Criminal Justice, Jodhpur as well as the Board of Management of the University of Engineering & Management, Jaipur.
Mr. Akhilesh Kumar Singh is a B. Tech from IIT Kharagpur and a PGDM from IIM Bangalore. He has a rich professional career of over 32 years out of which the last 24 years have been in the Financial Services sector. He has been associated with Shriram Group since 1994, starting his career as President of Shriram City Union Finance Limited. During his association with the Group, he has been the MD of Shriram City Union Limited and Shriram Insight Share Brokers Limited. Currently, he is the Managing Director of Shriram Asset Management Company Limited and Vice Chairman of Shriram Credit Company Limited.
He is on the Board of Shriram Insight Share Brokers Ltd, Shriram Fortune Solutions Ltd., Shriram Financial Products Solutions (Chennai) Pvt. Ltd., Shriram Wealth Advisors Ltd. and Insight Commodities and Futures Pvt. Ltd. He has functional experience of setting up new businesses in a highly competitive environment.
Vishal studied Economics and Science at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai and completed BA LLB (Hons.) degree at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, prior to formal enrolment with the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa post the All India Bar Examination.
He has practiced commercial arbitration, trade and maritime laws on the Original Side of Bombay High Court, apart from appearing for entities and private clients before domestic/ international arbitral tribunals and quasi-judicial authorities.
He has also worked with the Corporate Legal Group at ICICI Bank where he advised Strategic Solutions Group and Structured Finance Group on laws relating to white collar crimes, banking and insolvency.
Chief Executive Officer
Heer, a dual-qualified lawyer in Australia and India, went to G D Goenka Public School, Vasant Kunj, and Presbyterian Ladies’ College, Melbourne, and has completed BA LLB (Hons) degree at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad.
She was subsequently awarded Juris Doctor (JD) by the Monash University, Melbourne, before being admitted to practise as an Australian lawyer and officer of the Supreme Court of Victoria by the Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia.
She has advised clients vis-a-vis general corporate laws and white collar crimes at international law firms JM+P (formerly Poovayya and Co.) and Ashurst, Melbourne.
Chief Marketing Officer
Hunar has worked with KPMG, Melbourne, and is a Partner at ANZD Group Holdings, healthcare facilities and services provider across Australia.
She completed her schooling from Presbyterian Ladies’ College, Melbourne, and subsequently graduated as the Valedictorian of the Bachelor of Business degree at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, where she was also awarded the prestigious NAB Financial Planning Scholarship and Deloitte Prize for Academic Excellence.
Akash completed his schooling from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Colaba, and was awarded the BA LLB (Hons.) degree at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU), prior to undertaking the prestigious Post Graduate Programme in Management at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA PGP).
In the past, he has worked closely with organisations from finance, fintech, healthcare, legal, technology and telecommunication sectors.