Board

If you only have a hammer,

you tend to see every problem as a nail


Anonymous

Our mission of building social capital is a systemic challenge. A holistic vision of changing this Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and increasingly Ambiguous world (VUCA), one entrepreneur at a time. Across businesses, across regions, across skill sets.

This requires us to be learning, planning and executing. Continuously. Without any limitations of domain, skill or method.

This is where our higly experienced, interdisciplinary team of leaders comes in. Our leaders keep us true to our goal, strategy conscience and governance.

Stewards. Teachers. Designers. Just what we need. To build social capital in a VUCA world.

Mr. Rakesh Sethi
Chairperson and Independent Director

Mr. Rakesh Sethi age 62 years, former Chairman and Managing Director of Allahabad Bank and a veteran banker with over 38 years of experience in financial services.

Mr. Sethi is a Gold Medalist in Master of Commerce from the Osmania University, Hyderabad. He started his banking with Andhra Bank, where he rose to the position of General Manager, before being appointed by the Government of India as Executive Director with Punjab National Bank (“PNB”) from January 1, 2011 to March 11, 2014. He was Chairman and Managing Director of Allahabad Bank from March 12, 2014 to April 30, 2017. During his career as a banker, he has worked in various positions and has acquired rich experience in banking. Besides handling varied assignments, including Corporate Banking, Foreign Exchange, Credit, Risk Management, Deposit Planning, Corporate Communications, Government Business.

Mr. Rajiv Kapoor
Independent Director

Mr. Rajiv Kapoor, former Regional Head and Senior Vice President Cross Border for Asia Pacific at Visa Inc. from 2013-2016. Mr. Kapoor has over 38 years of experience in Marketing, Sales, Consulting and Corporate Advisory.

Mr. Kapoor is Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) – Calcutta and Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering (B.Tech.) Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi. Most recently, Mr. Kapoor spent 19 years at Visa Inc. as Regional Head and Senior Vice President Cross Border for Asia Pacific from 2013-2016. Prior to that he was Head of Marketing and Cross border for Asia Pacific, Central Europe Middle East Africa from 2010-2013 at Visa. Earlier, he was Executive Vice President and Regional Head at Visa Asia Pacific for Products, Marketing, Acceptance and Consulting Services. He was also associated with International Companies viz., Proctor and Gamble, Nestle, PepsiCo and Visa Inc. in multiple geographies including India, Switzerland, Australia, Singapore, United Kingdom, covering international geographies across Asia Pacific, Middle East, Eastern Europe, Russia and Africa. Mr. Kapoor is currently engaged as an Advisor and Consultant for Banks and start-ups in Fintech; Market Research & Data Analytics Companies and VR/AR Advisory for content creation.

Mr. K.P Raghuvanshi
Independent Director

Mr. Raghuvanshi currently acts as a Strategic Security Advisor to the Reserve Bank of India and has previously served as Additional Director General of Police (Law & Order).

A 1980 Batch IPS Officer with varied experience of over 35 years in leadership roles across Administration, Collection of Intelligence Investigations, Security Management (Valued Assets, General & VIP), Prevention & Detection of Crime, Vigilance, Anti-Corruption, Maintenance of Law & Order, Counter Terrorism measures and Anti Naxal Operations.

Mr. Nirmal Momaya
Independent Director

Mr. Momaya is an Entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience in various industries including Specialty chemicals, FMCG, quick service Restaurants, Engineering and Retail.

He sits on the Boards of multiple reputed companies including Camlin Fine Sciences Limited. and Capital Foods Limited. Mr. Momaya cleared his B.Com with honours in the year 1986 and completed his Chartered Accountancy degree in 1987.

Mrs. Manjari Kacker
Independent Director

Mrs. Manjari Kacker, was a Member of Indian Revenue Services batch of 1974 and retired as a Member of Central Board of Direct Taxes, in the rank of Special Secretary to the Government of India.

Mrs. Kacker holds a master’s degree in Chemistry and a diploma in Business Administration. She has over 40 years of experience in taxation, finance, administration and vigilance. She was a Member of Indian Revenue Services batch of 1974 and retired as a Member of Central Board of Direct Taxes, in the rank of Special Secretary to the Government of India. She held various assignments during her tenure in the tax department and was also a member of the Central Board of Direct Taxes. She has also served as the Functional Director (Vigilance and Security) in Air India and has also represented India in international conferences. She is presently on the Boards of Reliance Communication, EGK Foods, Hindustan Gum & Chemicals and Zaffiro Learning.

Mr. Karan Desai
Joint Managing Director

Mr. Desai serves as the Joint Managing Director of Dhanvarsha Finvest Ltd. and brings significant financing and operational experience to the company.

He has previously worked with reputed financial institutions including Bank of America, PwC and lastly as head of Corporate Finance at Centrum Capital Limited. He also served as the Chief Operating Officer of a PE fund backed healthcare services company prior to joining DFLTD. Mr. Desai is a Master’s degree holder in International Business & Management from Westminster Business School, London and a commerce graduate from Narsee Monjee College, Mumbai.

Mr. Rohanjeet Singh Juneja
Joint Managing Director

Mr. Rohanjeet Singh Juneja serves as the Joint Managing Director. He is a former investment banker and hedge fund manager with over 17 years of experience in research, strategy, portfolio management, financial analysis and mergers & acquisitions.

He started his career in 2002 as Equity Research Associate with Keefe Bruyette & Woods and was elevated to the position of Assistant Vice President. He subsequently worked with FrontPoint Partners, L.P. as Financial Analyst and Vice President from 2007 to 2011 were he extensively worked on analysis, research and investment in financial services and real estate companies in India, USA and China. He was associated with Seawolf Capital LLC from 2011 to 2017 as Vice President, responsible for investing and managing a portfolio of listed equities within financial services companies in India and USA. He also worked on companies in similar sectors located in Australia, Brazil and Canada. From 2017 to 2019 he was with WGC Management Services Private Limited as Head of Research and Strategy, where he was part of the core group that led strategy for a Housing Finance Company and a Non-Banking Finance Company.