Board of Directors

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


Mr. Prabhakar Karandikar is a M.A., DBM from Pune and M.Sc. (London School of Economics). He joined the Indian Administrative Service in the year 1973 and retired voluntarily in the year 2007. He has overall experience of 41 years in his extensive career in Maharashtra State Government, Govt. of India, Public Sector Management, Investment Banking, finance and financial field.

Mr. Prabhakar Karandikar has been Awarded as - President's Medal - 1982 by Government of India, National Citizen's Award - 1992 by National Citizens' Committee, New Delhi, Udyog Ratna Award - 1993 by Institute of Economic studies, New Delhi, Special Award' 2004-2005 and 2005-2006 by NABARD Maharashtra Region, Pune and Life Time Achievement - Top Management Consortium, Pune

He is on the Board of Finolex Plasson Industries Private Limited, Shriram EPC Limited and BVG India Limited.

Managing Director

Mr. Akhilesh Kumar Singh is a B. Tech (IIT Kharagpur) and PGDM (IIM Bangalore). He has a rich professional career of over 33 years out of which last 25 years have been in Financial Services sector.

He has been associated with Shriram Group since 1994. During his association with the Group, he has handled responsibilities of Managing Directorship of Shriram City Union Limited and Shriram Insight Share Brokers Limited. Currently, he is the Managing Director of Shriram Asset Management Company Limited. He is also Vice Chairman and Executive Director of Shriram Credit Company Limited.

He is also on the Board of Shriram Insight Share Brokers Limited, Shriram Fortune Solutions Limited, Shriram Financial Products Solutions (Chennai) Private Limited, Shriram Wealth Advisors Limited and Insight Commodities and Futures Private Limited.

He has ranging functional experience of setting up new business in a highly competitive environment.


Mr. R. SundaraRajan aged 72 years, is associated with the Company from April 01, 2007. He is a Mechanical Engineer from Jadavpur University and an MBA from Indian Institute of Management (Ahmadabad). He is a Chartered Engineer and an Associate of Insurance Institute of India.

He has had around 35 years of experience in Pharmaceutical Industry of which 16 years was a CEO role and 14 years as a Management Consultant. He has experience of 6 years as a Los Assessor for General Insurance Industry in India specializing in Fire and Consequential Loss Insurance.

In addition, in the last 11 years he has had been an Advisor to Shriram Group of Companies and on the Board of several Companies in the Group.

He is on the Board of NAMO Technology Ventures India Private Limited, Rambal Limited, Shriram Credit Company Limited, Orient Green Power Company Limited, Tenshi Life Care Private Limited and Medispan Limited.


Mrs. Jayashree Mahesh is a BE (ECE) from Anna University, Chennai, and a PGDM from Indian Institute of Management (Gold Medalist), Bangalore. She is a management professional with over 31 years of rich experience in the areas of Financial Modelling, 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. Currently, she is working with Shriram Foundation managing Corporate Social Responsibility Projects. She also consults in the areas of financial modelling, equity valuation and risk management. She works closely with NBFCs and is familiar with regulatory development in the NBFC and microfinance space.


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 37 years in the field of finance and financial services and an independent financial advisor for over 17 years.

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


Mr. Kshiti Ranjan Das is Master of Arts (History) from Utkal University, Master in Financial Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, CAIIB of Indian Institute of Bankers (now Indian Institute of Banking and Finance)and LLB from Utkal University.

He has overall experience of 38 years. Mr. Das had anextensive career in Reserve Bank of India. He has also served as a Nominee Director of Reserve Bank of India on the Board of Syndicate Bank and also on the Board of Koraput Anchalik Gramya Bank and Kalahandi Anchalik Gramya Bank.Before joining RBI he worked as an Assistant Administrative Officer with The Oriental Insurance Company Limited at Mumbai. He retired as Regional Director of Reserve Bank India for Andhra Pradesh and Telengana especially during the troubled days of separation. He also served as Regional Director of Reserve Bank of India, Kanpur for the states of Uttar Pradesh and UttaraKhand.