Board Of Directors

Aditya Bhandari - Co-Head, Incofin-Asia Region

Aditya Bhandari

Aditya has been with Incofin since 2009 as a Private Equity Expert. He is managing Incofin's investment portfolio in India and is in charge for conducting and co-coordinating end-to-end transactions. He holds Board-level positions in three leading MFIs in India. He has over 11 years of experience in investment management, investment banking and corporate finance. He holds an Associate degree from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Bachelors in Commerce from the University of Madras. He has attended the executive program on private equity education organized by the Indian School of Business and a program on Strategic Leadership for Microfinance course to be held at Harvard Business School.

Dhanpal Jhaveri - Managing Partner, Everstone Capital Advisors

Dhanpal Jhaveri

Dhanpal is the Managing Partner of Everstone Private Equity. He is involved in all facets of the firm's private equity business. Prior joining Everstone in 2008, he had 17 years of experience in corporate finance and strategy. Dhanpal also worked with Vedanta Resources as Director of Corporate Strategy, with ICICI Securities as the Head of Investment Banking and with KPMG as a Partner. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Mumbai and an MBA from Babson College.

John Tyler Day - VP, Creation Investments Capital Management LLC

Tyler Day

Mr. Day is a Vice President with Creation Investments and has been associated with the firm since 2011. His responsibilities include identifying and evaluating investment opportunities, performing transaction due diligence, and working with portfolio companies post investment. Prior to Creation, he was a Technical Advisor to the microfinance institution, Five Talents Uganda. He has also been a Financial Analyst in the mergers and acquisitions group at the investment banking firm, Houlihan Lokey. While at Houlihan, Tyler focused on mergers and acquisitions advisory and private placements of debt and equity. Tyler received his Bachelor of Business Administration from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, where he majored in Finance.

Sandeep Sabharwal - Group CEO, SLCM

Sandeep Sabharwal

Sandeep has been instrumental in establishing SLCM as a professional Agri-Logistics Group specializing in post harvest services. He is an MBA from FMS, Delhi & has been the Managing Partner & Promoter of SLCM since 1996. He is a veteran with diversified and rich experience of more than three decades in the areas like commodity storage, procurement, commodities market, trading, processing, warehousing & financial services in the agriculture sector. Sandeep has a strong presence in top-line business publications & channels that often look for his comments/ thoughts on issues pertaining to the industry.

Sandeep was conferred with the Most Innovative CEO by Inc India recognizing his innovations in the industry. He has also been conferred with Certification on US Warehouse Receipt System from The Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture and The Texas A & M University. He is a member of Executive Committee of Warehouse Development and Regulatory Act (WDRA). He is also a member of FICCI Committee which was appointed by the Government of India to study the warehousing model of United States of America.

Sandeep Singhal - MD, NEXUS Venture Partners

Sandeep Singhal

Sandeep has been a pioneer of venture capital in India with early investments in Makmytrip and Netmagic solutions. Sandeep is an entrepreneur and was earlier the co-founder & CEO of Medusind Solutions, one of the leading healthcare outsourcing companies in India. Sandeep has also held senior roles at McKinsey & Company, Digital Equipment and EDA Systems.

Sandeep has an MBA (with Distinction) from The Wharton School with a dual Major in Finance and Marketing, and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. He is on the Board of TiE Mumbai, and is actively involved with the Entrepreneurs Organization and the Wharton and Stanford India Alumni Associations.

Sharad Satyanarayan Malpani - ICICI, EIF

MALPANI

Sharad Malpani is part of the private equity investment team at ICICI Venture. Sharad has total experience of more than 18 years including private equity, consulting, strategy and relationship functions. Sharad was one of the founding members of SME focused private equity fund and was instrumental in setting up the same. Sharad has managed transactions across verticals which include BFSI, technology, Consumers, Agri based industries, Automobiles, Logistics, infrastructure etc.

Sharad is an alumnus of Mumbai University. He is a qualified engineer and completed the Master of Management Studies from the University. Sharad had earlier worked with McKinsey & Co.

Sarah Djari - Investment Director, ResponsAbility Investments AG

Sarah Djari

Sarah is the Investment Director at ResponsAbility Investments AG, a Swiss private company located in Zurich with presence in several countries. She has held board-level positions in leading MFIs in Asia. She has studied in École Centrale Paris and Imperial College London.

Nikhil Khattau - MF Advisors LLP

Nikhil Khattau

Nikhil Khattau is an experienced banker, entrepreneur and venture investor who has built and invested in companies in India since 1995. Nikhil's prior experience includes working for Ernst & Young's Corporate Finance and Audit practices in New York and London from 1986-1995, where he successfully advised a number of mid-market companies on their acquisition and divestment strategies. He also helped set up the firm's investment banking advisory operation in Russia.

Nikhil is B.Com from Bombay University and is an associate of the institute of Charted Accountants in England and Wales.