Mr. Pankaj SharmaPresident & CRO
Pankaj has over 27 years of rich experience in Credit and Risk of which he has been with Citibank N.A. / Citicorp Finance (India) Ltd for about 15 years. He started his career from L&T Ltd. in 1989 as Branch Engineer finalizing merchandising plans for their entire range of construction and earthmoving equipment. In 1997, he moved to RPG Itochu Finance Ltd in the role of Business Development for construction equipment. It was in 1999 that he joined Citicorp Finance (CFIL) and managed transportation and equipment finance businesses thereby underwriting credits, managing portfolio within program parameters of net credit losses & delinquencies and applied rehabilitation and remedial measures for stressed accounts. He has also handled various roles in Citicorp Finance including Portfolio and Operational Risk Manager, Risk Head of Asset Backed Finance and Head of Equipment Management Group. He was last designated as Managing Director in CFIL.
Prior to joining Religare Finvest Limited, Pankaj was working as Director and Risk Head- Citibank N.A. for Asset Backed Finance under Commercial Banking Group. He is a B.Tech from REC Kurukshetra- batch of 1989.
Mr. Ashish AnandDirector & Head – Human Resources
Mr. Ashish Anand is responsible for driving all strategic HR plans such as Culture building, PMS, Compensation & Benefits, R&R, Employee Engagement, Hiring & On-Boarding, OD & Training. All his efforts are guided towards making Religare Finvest Limited & its subsidiary, an Employer of Choice. Besides HR function, he is also responsible for Admin & Infrastructure functions.
Having joined the Religare Group in 2008 to set up its training and development function, he thereafter managed the Business HR function for retail financial services businesses (NBFC, Health Insurance & Capital Market). He has diverse & multi industry experience of over 16 years in areas such as Org design & scale up, system thinking, employee engagement, organisational development, performance management, ESOP & Compensation management, etc.
Ashish started his career at Piaggio and later worked at Dabur India, where in his last role, he was simultaneously managing various portfolios such as - international business as HR head, HR Business Partner-Sales (West & South) and Corporate HR.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Pune University and is an alumnus of Symbiosis Institute of Business Management. Besides work, Ashish loves the game of golf and gymming.