RAJAN JETLEY
Chairman
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  SRINIVAS CHIDAMBARAM
Managing Director
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SUNIL CHAWLA
Partner
Mr. Sunil Chawla joined Jacob Ballas in 2001. He has over 25 years of financial services and consulting experience. Prior to joining Jacob Ballas, he was Head of Corporate Finance (North) for Tata Finance Limited, one of India’s leading non-banking finance companies. Mr. Chawla started his career with Sahni Natarajan and Bahl, a leading Delhi-based firm of Chartered Accountants, where he was Head of the Direct Tax and Statutory Audit practice. He also served a two-year stint with International Development Research Centre (IDRC), a Canadian research funding organization, as Regional Finance and Administration Manager, at their South Asia Regional Office in New Delhi. Mr. Chawla holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) degree from University of Delhi and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

 

BHARAT BAKHSHI
Partner
Mr. Bharat Bakhshi joined Jacob Ballas in 2006. He has over 22 years of experience, of which 17 years has been in banking and private equity. Prior to joining Jacob Ballas, he was a Director at UBS Investment Bank, based in Mumbai. In his last assignment at UBS, he was responsible for origination and execution of capital markets and advisory transactions for clients. Prior to that, he did Investment Banking with UBS in New York for three years. Before joining UBS, Mr. Bakhshi was an Assistant Vice President with Citigroup. He spent four years with Citigroup in Mumbai and New York, in Sales and Product Management. He started his career with Atlantic Richfield Corporation in Los Angeles, where he did Project Management and Financial Analysis. Mr. Bakhshi has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from California State University, Fullerton and an MBA from The University of Southern California.

 

ANURAG KUMAR
Chief Finanical Officer
Mr. Anurag Kumar joined Jacob Ballas in 1997 and is currently the company’s CFO as well as Chief of Operations. Prior to joining Jacob Ballas, he was a Manager at Siel Financial Services, during which time he was Head of accounts and looked after fixed deposits and operations. Prior to that, he worked at Narang Group, where his responsibilities included setting up their MIS system, as well as conducting financial feasibility studies for equity and debt placement. Mr. Kumar is an Associate member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India and holds a degree in law (LLB).

 

TIRUMALA RAO
Principal
Mr. Tirumala Rao joined Jacob Ballas in 2006. He has over 13 years of experience in the financial services industry including 10 years of private equity experience. Prior to joining Jacob Ballas, he was Asst. Vice President with ICICI Venture where he was involved in making investments across sectors and managing several portfolio companies. He also worked in the structured products group of ICICI Bank for 3 years. He commenced his career with Tata Consultancy Services as a software engineer. Mr. Rao is a management graduate from IIM Calcutta and has a B.Tech (Computer Science) degree from REC Waranagal.

 

SANDEEP GOYAL
Principal
Mr. Sandeep Goyal joined Jacob Ballas in 2009. He has over 13 years of experience in management consulting as well as the telecom industry. Prior to joining Jacob Ballas, he was at Bharti group where he headed Business Development and Special Projects for Bharti Infratel Limited and was involved with the setting up of the tower business from its inception. He also worked in the Business Strategy team for Bharti Airtel Limited. He also has over 10 years of experience in the management consulting industry with IBM Business Consulting Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers and AF Ferguson, wherein he worked on engagements across various sectors including telecom and oil & gas. Mr. Goyal is a management graduate from IIM Calcutta and a B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Delhi.

 

MONICA KAKAR CHADHA
Sr. Investment Manager
Ms. Monica Kakar Chadha joined Jacob Ballas in 2004. She has over 19 years of experience in financial services. Prior to joining Jacob Ballas, Ms. Chadha has worked for over 3 years as a Deputy Manager in Cargill India Pvt Ltd in their Treasury and Global Capital Markets Division. She was actively involved in all banking activities of Cargill India as well as handling the operations for the division's investments. Her earlier experiences include working for NBFCs in the areas of money markets, leasing, hire purchase, inter corporate deposits and bills discounting. Ms. Chadha holds a Bachelors of Commerce (Honors) degree from Shriram College of Commerce, Delhi University and has cleared the intermediate exam of ICWA. She has also earned an MA in Business Economics from Delhi University.

 

SHWETANK PATNI
Sr. Investment Manager
Mr. Shwetank Patni joined Jacob Ballas in 2008. Prior to joining Jacob Ballas, he worked in the Valuations and Business Modeling team of Ernst & Young Private Limited for almost 3 years. He was mainly involved in carrying out business valuations across industry sectors for equity placements, regulatory compliances, merger-demerger etc. He was also involved in preparation and review of financial models for project appraisals, project funding etc. Prior to working with Ernst & Young, Mr. Patni worked as Manager with ICICI Bank Limited, Corporate Finance Division for about 1.5 years. Mr. Patni earned a Chartered Accountant degree in 2001 and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (MBA) from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad in 2005.

 

VIKAS SAXENA
Investment Analyst
Mr. Vikas Saxena joined Jacob Ballas in May 2012 straight after completing his MBA. Before pursuing his MBA, he has worked with Deloitte Consulting in Mumbai for 2 years. Mr. Saxena is a management graduate from IIM Calcutta and a B.Tech in Civil Engineering from IIT Kanpur. He was an active member of the Dramatics club at IIM Calcutta and was a member of the Institute Cricket team at IIT Kanpur and IIM Calcutta.