The Management Team
Sripad has been associated with the Banking Industry for well over 3 decades having commenced his career with an Indian Bank and then worked in leading Multinational banks such as Barclays, HSBC and Commerzbank in senior leadership roles in India, Oman and UAE. His last assignment in Barclays Dubai was as a Regional Director and Head of Institutional Trade Finance for Middle East, North Africa and South Asia. He has extensive experience in setting up new business units in the 3 MNC banks. Sripad is personally known to Arun Pudur for over 4 years. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, is a qualified Cost and Management Accountant and has Banking Qualifications to his credit. He has been a regular speaker at various international trade finance conferences.
Pradeep Nair is a Commerce Graduate from the University of Mumbai. He has over 15 years of Industry experience having worked with ABN Amro / Royal Bank of Scotland for almost 12 years in various positions. He was part of various committees for identifying and implementing IT projects within the Bank. He worked as Director – Business Development with Kitara Capital for 2 years post which he has been a Banking sector consultant on Fund raising assignments for Small, Middle and Large Scale corporates. Pradeep is vastly experienced in Corporate Finance and Strategy and has extensive industry contacts.
Prakash has been a serial entrepreneur. Starting with a small proprietary business of trading in computers from his home in 1989 when the most commonly sold technology was the Intel 8086 and 80286 (better known as the XT and 286) systems, going on to independently distribute the Zenith range of computers and then in 1993 establishing Vulcan Computers, a successful computers and peripherals trading business in Opera House / Lamington Road Mumbai, the heart of the electronics components trade in Mumbai.
In 2003, Prakash ventured into trading of Iron ore and stayed in Hospet, Karnataka to understand the challenges of trading in commodities such as iron ore, manganese and coal at ground level leading to establish a highly successful venture in local trading and consulting in commodities.
Prakash is highly regarded for his networking skills and creative marketing ideas having worked in Industry for over 26 years and interacted with business heads in various industries.
We are in the process of getting into our fold two very senior IT specialists who have worked with Global IT majors in leadership positions.