OUR BOARD MEMBERS
Ms. Tara Nair is a professor at Gujarat Institute of Development Research. She holds more than 20 years of experience in the microfinance sector.
Ms. Namrata is an Associate Professor at the JSW School of Public Policy (JSW-SPP) and Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. She also serves as the Chair of JSW-SPP. A Fellow of the Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy (ISEP) at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, She was also an Assistant Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP), National University of Singapore (NUS) and a faculty associate at the Institute of Water Policy, NUS.
A Chartered Accountant by qualification and PHD on Derivative Trading Strategies with more than 15 years of experience. A Partner at DJNV & Co, she provides specialised services as an Insolvency Professional and a Registered Valuer of Securities and Financial Assets. Currently serving as the Vice-Chairperson of Ahmedabad Branch of WIRC of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) for the year 2022-23 and also served as Past secretary and Treasurer at ICAI.
Mr. Siddharth Sinha is a Prof. of Finance at IIM, Ahmedabad since 1992. He has been involved in the development sector finance for over 10 years.
Nominee Director, IFIG
Mr. Taejun is the Founder, Representative Director & CEO of Gojo& Company, Inc. Taejun Co-Founded Gojo in 2014 and has led the company's growth until today as the CEO. Taejun is the Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and is the youngest founding Board Member of Endeavor Japan. Taejun is the author of 9 books, a finisher of the 1648 km ultra-marathon, and a Karate black-belt holder. Taejun is fluent in Japanese, Korean, and English. He plays drums and loves shooting street photos of the world.
Nominee Director, Gojo and Company Inc.
Mr. Sanjay Gandhi is the Co-founder and Chief Investment Officer of Gojo & Co. He is a Chartered Accountant with 24 years of experience, 10 years in conducting ratings of Microfinance Institutions and 14 years working with a NBFC as Head of Operations followed by CEO and Director
Nominee Director, Gojo and Company Inc.
Sowmya is currently working as a Principal at C4D Partners. She has more than six years of professional experience. Her educational background includes a Master's in International Management (Finance) from the International University of Applied Sciences in Germany and a Bachelor's degree in Commerce (Finance) from Bangalore University.
Nominee Director, Stichting C4D
Abhisek is currently working as CEO of Ananya's subsidiary company - Prayas Financial Services Pvt. Ltd. He is PGDRM from IRMA and has ~20 year of experience in retail micro-banking started his career with SIDBI Foundation for Micro Credit.
Chartered Accountant by qualification with 20 years of experience in banking, finance and a clean-tech start-up entrepreneurial venture. Joined Ananya as COO and has made significant contributions in the company's turnaround over the past seven years.
OUR SENIOR ADVISORS
Mr. Maini retired as Dy Managing Director of SIDBI in February 2015. Mr. Navin Kumar Maini has more than three and a half decades of experience in commercial and development banking in various facets of financing MSMEs & Large Corporate, Micro Credit and Core Business functions.
NAVIN KUMAR MAINI
Ms. Jayshree Vyas is currently the Managing Director of SEWA Bank in Ahmedabad and has been involved with SEWA Bank for the last 17 years. Formerly, she was a financial analyst for Central Bank of India. She is a CA by qualification.
Mr. Arindom Datta has done BA (Honours) in Mathematics from St. Stephens’ College, Delhi University and MBA with a specialisation in Finance & Strategy from IIM, Kozhikode. He has more than 30 years of professional experience across Food & Agribusiness portfolio, Rural Sector financing, Microfinance, Sustainable business development and Strategic engagement. His past affiliations were with Rabo India Finance, NABARD, CARE International and Agrostar.