Team

Ravi Vukkadala
CEO – Investments

Ravi has over 9 years’ experience in credit research and risk management.Prior to joining IFMR, he was working in credit and rates assessment as part of the Fixed Income investment team at Invesco Mutual fund. He has earlier worked with companies such as Bharti AXA Investment Managers, JM Financial Ltd, and Merrill Lynch in credit and risk management roles. Ravi is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA Institute) & Financial Risk Manager (GARP) and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Finance from NMIMS (Mumbai), Masters in Management & Information Systems from Virginia Tech (US) & Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from University of Mumbai.

Ravi Saraogi
Investment Strategist

Ravi was previously working in the institutional equities research team at IIFL Capital, specialising in economic and financial research for the Indian markets. Prior to IIFL Capital, he worked with J.P. Morgan India, in their Emerging Markets Strategy team, primarily focusing on the Asia Pacific region. He has also worked at HSBC India’s Analytics division with experience in model building and data analytics. Ravi is a CFA® charterholder from the CFA Institute, US.

Namitha Janardhan
Investment Analyst

Namitha is an investment analyst at IFMR Investments. Namitha is a professional with well-rounded experience of over two years in various assignments related to financial services sector. Her expertise encompasses Financial Research & Analysis; Demand Assessments and Business Consulting. Clients worked with include some of the leading private sector enterprises and investment banks. Namitha has completed her PGDM in Development and Sustainable Finance from IFMR Business School.

Amit Agrawal
Associate-Products – Investments

Amit Agrawal is an associate at IFMR Investments. Prior to joining IFMR Investment, he interned with a start-up and Asset Management Company. He graduated from Indian Institute of Technology Madras in 2017 with a degree in civil engineering. He is a CFA Level 1 candidate. His interest includes Product design and risk modelling. In his free time, He likes to read technology blogs and volunteer for NGOs.

Prithika Vageeswaran
Senior Associate – Investments

Prithika graduated from IIT-Bombay after completing a dual degree in Engineering physics and joined Deutsche bank in their debt capital markets team, covering EMEA clients. She moved on to m.Paani – a loyalty and big data start up in 2015. Prithika is an avid reader and incurable aquaphile – a passion she developed and driven by being a part of the IITB’s swimming team and completing an advanced certification in scuba diving.

Bhavan Barhate
Senior Associate – Investor Relations

Bhavan joined IFMR Investments in Sep 2017 and focuses on sourcing, execution and credit assessment of deals. Prior to IFMR Investments, he had worked as a strategy and operations consultant where he was responsible for the development and execution of strategic initiatives of Capgemini’s financial services business in India.
Bhavan is a CFA level 3 candidate and holds a PGDM in Finance with a merit scholarship from IFMR Business school. His areas of interest include business research, strategic value creation and valuation. At his leisure time, you can find him reading, running, playing tennis or traveling.

Fenil Gada
Associate-Credit Analyst

He is a qualified CA & CS and has completed his graduation in Commerce from Narsee Monjee College , Mumbai in 2011. He has an overall experience of approx. 5 Years in the field of Banking & Finance.
Mr. Fenil started his career with Monarch Innovative Technologies Pvt Ltd, Mumbai as Executive to CFO for a span of 1 year. Prior to joining us he was associated with Kotak Mahindra Bank for 4 years in Corporate Banking as Credit Analyst.

Mohit Gupta
Associate-Credit Analyst

He has completed his MBA in Finance from NMIMS, Mumbai in 2015. He has an overall experience of approx. 4 Years in the field of operations and finance domain. Mr. Mohit started his career with Jhajjar Power Limited as Assistant Manager in the operations department in 2011. He worked for 2 years in the company before pursuing his MBA degree from NMIMS. Prior to joining us he was associated with ICRA Limited, Mumbai for 2 years in the capacity of credit analyst for rating financial sector companies.

Saurabh Nayak
Associate-Credit Analyst

Saurabh pursued a dual-degree programme from BITS Pilani, Goa Campus studying Economics & Engineering. He graduated from college in 2014 after having interned at organizations like RBI, EY and ANZ. Post his graduation, he worked full time as a Business Associate at ZS Associates, a global management consulting firm specializing in sales and marketing consulting. Saurabh is deeply passionate about the fintech sector and the opportunities presented by it. He likes to dabble in emerging fields. Apart from work, he likes to read non-fiction, run and travel.

Anand Mahadevan
Senior Associate-Investor Relations

Anand has a diversified experience of over 2 years covering banking, financial services and insurance sectors. Prior to joining IFMR, he was working in the coverage team of the investment banking group at SBI Capital Markets Limited, specializing in company profiling and industry analysis in the BFSI sector. Anand holds a degree in Masters in Business Administration specializing in Finance from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies and Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours) from Birla Institute of Technology and Science – Pilani.

Amritha Paitenkar
Associate-Company Secretary

Amritha holds a B.COM and ACS . She is currently pursuing PGDIPRL at NLSIU. Amritha completed her Management training at V.Suresh & associates, a PCS Firm.

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