Shriram AMC Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the Shriram Asset Management Company Limited consists of the following eminent persons:

Mr. Ramamurthy Vaidyanathan
Chairman

Mr. R. Vaidyanathan is retired Professor of Finance at IIM- Bangalore.

He is a graduate of the Loyola College, Madras and a Masters from the Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta he obtained his Doctorate from the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta where he also taught for four years.

He is two times Fulbright scholar and a Fellow of ICSSR-Visiting Faculty at various universities in USA/UK, he has been selected by Business today as one of the ten best professors at all IIMS. He has the rare privilege of being in various committees of regulators like SEBI/RBI/IRDA/PFRDA. He is consultant to many organizations and is on the board of many corporates.

He has been conferred Life Contribution award by Asia Pacific Risk and Insurance Association [APRIA] and KYBO LIFE in 2019.His book India Uninc--Role of Non-corporate sectors in India—which focus on Indian/Asian value systems- has been well received by planners and policy makers. His other book on Black money and Tax Havens has been acclaimed by experts. His recent book–Caste as social Capital-has been well received by the market. He is on the Advisory council of Vivekananda International Foundation [VA]. He was a member of “National Security Advisory Board” under National Security Council [2019/20].

Currently he is Cho Ramaswamy Chair Professor in Public Policy at Sastra University Tanjore-Tamil Nadu and Emeritus Adjunct professor of Rashtriya Raksha University [RRU] an institution of national importance at Ahmedabad.

He is on the Board of Bengal Shriram Hitech City Private Limited, Shriprop Builders Private Limited, Global Entropolis (Vizag) Private Limited, Shrivision Homes Private Limited, Performancegurus Services Private Limited, General Optics (Asia) Limited, Dalmia Dsp Limited, Tickerplant Limited, Indian Gas Exchange Limited and Shriram Properties Limited.

Mr. Kartik Jain
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Kartik Jain is B. Tech Degree from IIT Mumbai PGDM, from IIM Kolkata and a British Chevening Scholar.

He has a work experience of nearly three decades of which the last two have been in the Banking and Insurance sector in senior leadership roles.

Through his career he has led teams across a range of functions including Sales & Distribution, Marketing, Product Management, Analytics, Strategy, Wealth and Digital Business across BFSI, Consulting and Consumer Goods. He has worked with leading Indian and multinational organisations including Cadbury, KPMG, ICICI Lombard, HDFC Bank and DBS Bank, and has focused on creating and driving businesses that specifically leverage data, customer experience and digital platforms to create value.

Mrs. SUBHASRI SRIRAM
Director

Mrs. Subhasri Sriram has nearly 3 decades of professional experience including 24 years in Shriram Group’s Finance Services business. She held the position of CFO for 18 years in listed companies viz as Executive Director and CFO of Shriram City Union Finance Ltd (SCUF) for 15 years and as Executive Director and CFO of Take Solutions Ltd for 3 years. She has handled many critical assignments related to implementing new organization structures, improving business processes, raising several rounds of equity from marquee investor across globe and raising external commercial borrowings. During her tenure in SCUF, she has contributed mainly to raise debt funds for the development and growth of the Company. In her stint in Take, she has completed $50 million fund raising, preferential allotment at the listed entity, sale of supply chain vertical and re-positioned the company as unique player in life science space in the Indian Capital Market.

She has won the “Best Performing CFO in the NBFC Sector” for 2013 at the 8th edition of the awards instituted by as a leading business television channel CNBC TV 18 and in 2016 she was also chosen as one of the most influential CFOs in India by CIMA.

She is a Post Graduate in Commerce, Fellow Member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICMAI) and the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). She also holds Post Graduate Diploma in Systems Management from NIIT and Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Laws from NALSAR Hyderabad.

She is a Director in Jaikirti Management Consultancy Private Limited, Shriram Overseas Investments Private Limited, Shriram Seva Sankalp Foundation, Iserveu Technology Private Limited,TVS Electronics Limited, Niyogin Fintech Limited, Shriram Investment Holdings Limited and Shriram Wealth Limited.

Mrs. JAYASHREE MAHESH
Director

Mrs. Jayashree Mahesh is BE (ECE) from Anna University, Chennai and PGDM from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (Gold Medalist). She is a management professional with over 34 Years of rich experience in the areas of Financial Modeling, Project and Corporate Finance.

She was associated with ICICI Limited from 1991 to 2001. Thereafter, she worked with ICICI Bank Limited as Chief Manager from the year 2001 to 2006. From 2007 to 2015 she worked as Senior Consultant in Pro-Active Solutech (India) Private Limited. From 2016 to 2018, she worked as Director – Projects for Shriram Foundation and handle CSR Projects in the areas of school education and skill development.

She also consults in the areas of financial modeling, equity valuation and risk management. She works closely with NBFCs and is familiar with regulatory development in the NBFC and micro-finance space.

Mr. DHRUV MEHTA
Director

Mr. Dhruv Mehta is an A.C.A from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and AICWA from The Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India. He has overall experience of 38 years in the field of finance and financial services and an independent financial advisor for over 18 years.

He is on the Board of Malabar Capital Private Limited, Malabar Capital Advisors Private Limited, Foundation of Independent Financial Advisors, Shriram Wealth Limited, Diamines and Chemicals Limited and Sapient Wealth Advisors and Brokers Private Limited.

Mr. GAURAV MAKARAND PATANKAR
Director

Mr. Gaurav Makarand Patankar holds a Ph.D. in Social and Political Sciences, an M.B.A. in Finance and Strategy and a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering.

He is an institutional investor and impact entrepreneur focused on emerging markets and alternatives. He is a firm believer that the democratization and digitization of the Indian SME sector is the single biggest transformational opportunity within the Indian markets. Over 22 years of his career, he has led investment and research teams at large institutional platforms such as Bloomberg, Bank of America, BNY Mellon, Lockheed Martin, Citi, Millennium Partners and M&T Bank.

He is a Director in Niyogin Fintech Limited.

Mr. MARC SCOTT IRIZARRY
Director

Mr. Marc Scott Irizarry is B.S from Cornell University.

He is the Founder of MSI, a strategic consulting and advisory service delivering strategic advisory, consulting, and capital solutions to Traditional, Alternative Asset, and Wealth Management firms. MSI offers highly customized, objective advice to a highly selective group of clients seeking organic growth across geographies, products, distribution channels, and inorganically via M&A and strategic partnerships. MSI also delivers, via a strong network of third-party relationships, strategic capital solutions, including advising on important capital structure decisions for GP/management companies.

Prior to founding MSI in 2020, He joined fellow Goldman Sachs alumni in the successful launch of Chiron Investment management, a de novo asset management business specializing in global asset allocation and quantamental investing.

He currently sits on the Investment Committee of a Bergen County’s YJCC.

Mr. Prem Haroomal Samtani
Director

Mr. Prem Haroomal Samtani has Bachelor of Commerce degree specializing in Finance at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada) and holds an MBA from INSEAD (Fontainbleau, France).

In his career of over 30 years, he has held a diverse range of positions at leading financial services firms, specializing in Asian capital markets including Richardson Greenshields (acquired by RBC), Crosby Securities (acquired by Societe Generale), Sofaer Capital / FrontPoint Partners and Morgan Stanley. Prior to founding Merton Global Ventures, he served as the Senior Portfolio Manager (SPM) at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (www.cppib.com) in Hong Kong where he was responsible for developing and overseeing the fund’s investment program in Japanese public markets.

At Merton Global Ventures, as an active angel investor cum “hands-on stakeholder-advisor”, he seeks to work closely with a select few disruptive start-ups led by purpose-driven and highintegrity management teams with a particular interest in the areas of fin-tech, food-tech, health & wellness, smart logistics and sustainability.

A fluent Japanese speaker, he also serves as the Senior Fellow in Asia for FCLT Global – a nonprofit think-tank co-founded by CPPIB, Blackrock, McKinsey and GIC with the mission to “focus capital on the long term to support a sustainable and prosperous economy” (www.fcltglobal.org).