Management

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articulate the vision, passionately own the vision,

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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 Dhanvarsha. 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.

Mr. Mahendra Kumar Servaiya
Principal Officer and Credit Head

Mr Servaiya is one of the most experienced members of the core team with over three decades of banking experience. He last served as an AGM in the Credit team of Union Bank.

At Dhanvarsha, Mr Servaiya has a dual responsibility; he takes care of communication and compliance filings with the Reserve Bank of India and heads the credit function of the company.

Mr. Sanjay Kukreja
Chief Financial Officer

Mr.Kukreja has 27 years of experience in Financial Planning and Control, Profit Center Operations, Taxation & Budgeting etc.

Mr.Kukreja has previously worked as Joint CEO in Masscorp Ltd. and KPL exports Pvt Ltd and has also been previously associated with Rotex Wheels Pvt.Ltd and Welspun Group of Companies. Prior to joining Dhanvarsha, he was a part of Wilson Holdings Pvt Ltd. as Chief Financial Officer. Mr.Kukreja has completed his FCA from The Indian Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Mr. Sunil Ranpara
Vice President – Collections

Mr. Ranpara heads the Collections vertical and has more than 15 years of experience in Collections, Recovery & Litigations at renowned institutions like Capital First Ltd.

He is an experienced mortgage specialist with a demonstrated history of working in financial services in India. He is a commerce graduate and has completed his LLB. Sunil has been consistently commended and awarded for his performance during his past stints.

Ms. Priyanka Singh
Chief Impact Officer

Priyanka Singh has extensive experience across financial services, fintech, and consulting. Her forte is executing projects across business functions – be it customer outreach, operations, and technology, in her past roles.

Priyanka has over 7 years of experience liasoning with global stakeholders across industries such as I-Banking, TMT, Automobiles and P2P Lending. She has worked as a stakeholder spanning verticals such as product development, marketing and new business initiatives to impact revenue generation and align departments towards a common goal. Academically, she comes with a blend of M.B.A. (Finance), Technology and Humanities.

Mr. Sahil Lakshmanan
Chief Business Officer

Sahil Lakshmanan is our Chief Business Officer and is responsible for our digital and new business initiatives.

Sahil has over 15 years of global experience across verticals like business development, product development, analytics and marketing. His versatile background comes from working across sectors such as Fintech, Insurance, Banking, Wealth Management etc. He has completed his M.B.A. (Finance and Strategy) from H.E.C. Paris.

Ms. Radhika Seshadri
AVP – Impact and Business Planning

Ms. Seshadri is a seasoned professional in research and business planning with significant experience in the financial services industry.

Radhika has a work experience of 12 years in the BFSI sector and has over 9 years of extensive experience in working for an affordable housing company catering to low middle income consumers. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Management Studies and had done her PGDBA in Finance.

Mr. Pinak Shah
Chief Technology Officer

Pinak is a business-minded technologist with extensive experience of 12+ years across various domains. At Dhanvarsha, he is responsible for providing technical leadership in all aspects of our business.

Pinak has most recently worked with "Kissht" as Chief Digital Officer for more than 3 years. Prior to that, he has worked with "Just Dial Limited" for 7 years with an impeccable journey from a developer to an Architect.

Ms. Disha Desai
Manager – Digital Marketing

Ms. Desai is a digital marketing professional with diverse experience in brand management, marketing strategy and communications.

Disha has previously worked with Kotak Wealth Management, Collinson Group and Wall Street Finance Limited. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Management Studies and has pursued her PGDBM in Marketing.

Mr. Fredrik Marian Pinto
AVP - Legal and Company Secretary

Mr.Pinto is Head of CS, Compliance and Legal at Dhanvarsha. He has over 15 years of experience having previously been associated with several large companies.

Fredrick has previously worked with Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., Dodsal Corporation Pvt Ltd., DHFL, ASK Financial Holdings, StarAgri Finance Limited etc. He holds a Diploma in Securities Law and is an Associate Company Secretary from The Indian Institute of Company Secretary of India and Associate Cost Accountant from The Institute of Cost Accountants of India.

Ms. Nishita Sharma
Head - Human Capital Management

Ms. Sharma is a seasoned HR professional with 8+ years of experience in setting up, managing and improvising HR function across organizations and industries.

Nishita's core forte lies in Planning and Implementing HR subsets, Talent Acquisition and Development, HR Operations, HR Processes and Policies, Organization Development, Culture Development, Stakeholder Management etc. She holds a master’s degree in HR & LLB.

Mr. Arvind Vasant Jirapure
Operations Head

Mr. Arvind Vasant Jirapure Vice President – Operations, has spent 21 years in various operational roles across top firms including Magma Fincorp Limited, Religare Finvest Limited.

Mr. Jirapure is responsible for handling operations team and nodal officer for customer grievances. He holds a bachelor’s degree in management and MBA – Banking and Finance.