Leadership Team & Management

Capri Global’s top management is our guiding light with years of experience and unparalleled wisdom. Taking their vision forward is our board of directors, armed with rich and unmatched expertise panning across domains.

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Board of Directors

Mr. Sharma serves as the Managing Director of Capri Global Capital Limited and has over 20 years of experience in Capital Market and Financial Advisory Services. Having founded Capri Global Capital, today it has grown into one of India’s leading Non-Deposit Taking Systemically Important Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFC-ND-SI).

He brings along rich experience in corporate finance, investment banking, merchant banking and asset financing. He is an expert in innovating financial products, designing investment strategies for clients and financial risk management.

A qualified Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), Rajesh’s business acumen is reflected in his understanding of the debt markets and his ability to strategize to benefit the entire stakeholder value chain. Building a business on the principles of ethics, economic empowerment and equitable growth, his vision is to establish one of India’s premier financial institutions

Ms. Bhagyam Ramani is the Ex-Director and GM of General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC Re). She started off as a Direct Recruit Officer in 1976 and has worked and excelled in various departments. She became the General Manager in 2005, and thereafter Director on the Board of GIC Re in 2009. She retired in January 2012.

During her term of service, she has served on various committees like being a Trustee on the PF committee of the Tariff Advisory Board, Member on Education Board of Insurance Institute of India, working group on Investment Committee of IRDA, Investment Committee of Agricultural Insurance Company Ltd and GIC Re and Audit Committee of L&T, NSE, IDBI trusteeship Ltd, and Agricultural Insurance Company Ltd. etc. She represented GIC Re on the boards of Larsen & Toubro Ltd., National Stock Exchange of India, IDBI trusteeship Services Ltd., Milestone Capital Advisors Ltd. and Agricultural Insurance Company Ltd.

She is a Post Graduate in Economics (Honours) from Bombay University with specialization in Industrial and Monetary Economics; and, a visiting faculty at the National Insurance Academy, Pune.

Mr. Kacker has been an I.A.S officer with the Indian government for almost 30 years and has held important senior positions, both in policy formulation roles as well as in executing capacities. As a member of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), he has been at the forefront of India’s highways revolution and was instrumental in planning and executing a major portion of the Golden Quadrilateral.

The country’s first major project on public private partnership (PPP) basis, the six-lane Jaipur-Kishangarh Project was negotiated and finalized by him. The first Greenfield Expressway of India, the Ahmedabad-Vadodara Expressway was completed under his leadership. He has worked in various positions in the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

In view of his experience in the infrastructure sector, the Government of India inducted him as Member, Task Force on Infrastructure Development and Mega Projects. He also serves as Independent Director on the Board of two companies – Arshiya International Ltd, and, Entertainment World Developers Ltd.

He holds a master’s degree in Economics from Harvard University, USA and was a topper at Allahabad University in B.Sc. (Physics, Mathematics, and Statistics) as well as in M.A. (Political Science)

Mr. Beni Prasad Rauka has an experience that spans over 23 years in the Finance Industry. Through his career he worked with Category 1 merchant banking firms and finance companies. Mr. Rauka is presently associated with SEB Group of companies as Group CFO and heads the finance and accounts departments since last 10 years.

He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a Company Secretary.

Mr. T. R. Bajalia retired as Deputy Managing Director of the SIDBI, before joining Board of the Company as Independent Director. Before being appointed as Deputy Managing Director of SIDBI in October 2012 he was the Executive Director with IDBI Bank Limited.

During his 39-year stint in banking industry, Mr. Bajalia has handled various portfolio including Corporate Banking, Project Appraisal, NPA management and resolution, MSME Funding, Human Resource Management/Development, Training, Legal, Management of facilities and infrastructure.

He played a significant role in the formation of the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) vertical in IDBI in 2008. He had been an IDBI nominee on the SIDBI Board since 2009, before being appointed its Deputy Managing Director.

He served as a Member of the Committee constituted by Reserve Bank of India for restructuring of SME and other concerns. He was member of committees relating to MSME sector constituted by chambers of commerce including Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce, FICCI and CII.

As a Member of the Indian Administrative Service since 1979, Mr. Ajit M. Sharan has had strong and diverse experience of working in varied aspects of public administration ranging from law and order, agriculture and rural development, promotion and development of MSME, public distribution of essential commodities, urban development and technical education. Apart from this, Mr. Sharan has also worked at the strategy and leadership level in the power and financial sectors. In almost all the assignments, Mr. Sharan’s main mandate has been formulation and implementation of policies in the relevant sector and providing strategic leadership to the organization.

Mr. Ajay Relan has more than 40 years of experience in corporate and investment banking in multiple geographies. He was the founder and Managing Partner at CX Partners, and he also founded Citibank N.A. in India.

Prior to co-founding the Investment Advisor and serving as its Managing Partner till December 2015, Mr. Relan was the head of Citigroup Venture Capital International (CVCI) in India, a position that he held since the inception of that business in India. Prior to this, he worked with several financial firms in multiple geographies, starting with Citi in 1976 and eventually becoming the CEO of a Citi-affiliated brokerage firm, Citicorp Securities & Investments Limited. Mr. Relan has served on the boards of Fund 1 portfolio companies like Thyrocare, Nueclear, SIS, Monnet and NTL.

Mr. Relan earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and a B.A. degree in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University, where he achieved the top rank in the University.

Advisory Board

As a Member of the Indian Administrative Service since 1979, Mr. Ajit M. Sharan has had strong and diverse experience of working in varied aspects of public administration ranging from law and order, agriculture and rural development, promotion and development of MSME, public distribution of essential commodities, urban development and technical education. Apart from this, Mr. Sharan has also worked at the strategy and leadership level in the power and financial sectors. In almost all the assignments, Mr. Sharan’s main mandate has been formulation and implementation of policies in the relevant sector and providing strategic leadership to the organization.

Mr. S. Sridhar is a banker with about 40 years’ experience in commercial and development banking of which 10 years was at the CEO/ Board level. He is widely acknowledged to be an innovative, market-oriented banker and strategic thinker having provided transformational leadership to the organisations he had worked for. He was a pioneer in championing the concept of Affordable Housing in India and contributed significantly to public policy formulation.

He was the Chairman and Managing Director of companies like Central Bank of India, National Housing Bank. Currently, Mr. S. Sridhar serves as Independent Director on the boards of various companies including DCB Bank, Binani Cements, Jubilient Life Sciences, Strides Acrolab, GVFL Trustee Company and India Infoline Housing Finance Ltd.,as also as a consultant to financial services companies.

Mr. S.Sridhar has served/serves in various national level committees and task forces for framing financial sector policies. Mr. S. Sridhar has studied at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai.

Mr. Ajay Relan has more than 40 years of experience in corporate and investment banking in multiple geographies. He was the founder and Managing Partner at CX Partners, and he also founded Citibank N.A. in India.

Prior to co-founding the Investment Advisor and serving as its Managing Partner till December 2015, Mr. Relan was the head of Citigroup Venture Capital International (CVCI) in India, a position that he held since the inception of that business in India. Prior to this, he worked with several financial firms in multiple geographies, starting with Citi in 1976 and eventually becoming the CEO of a Citi-affiliated brokerage firm, Citicorp Securities & Investments Limited. Mr. Relan has served on the boards of Fund 1 portfolio companies like Thyrocare, Nueclear, SIS, Monnet and NTL.

Mr. Relan earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and a B.A. degree in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University, where he achieved the top rank in the University.

Mr. Desh Raj Dogra has 40 years of experience in the financial sector and in credit administration. He retired as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director at Credit Analysis and Research Limited (CARE) on August 2016.

Mr. Dogra served as Vice Chairperson and Public Interest Director at Metropolitan Stock Exchange of India Ltd until September 19, 2016. He serves as Independent Director on the Board of many large public listed and unlisted companies viz. S Chand and Company Limited, Welspun Corp Limited, Mercator Limited, Gandhar Oil Refinery (India) Limited, G R Infraprojects Limited, Asirvad Micro Finance Limited, Brickwork Risk & Investment Management Solutions Pvt. Ltd., ITI Mutual Fund Trustee Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Dogra is a MBA (Finance) from FMS, University of Delhi and Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers and Master’s in Agriculture from Himachal Pradesh University.

Mr. Sharma serves as the Managing Director of Capri Global Capital Limited and has over 20 years of experience in Capital Market and Financial Advisory Services. Having founded Capri Global Capital, today it has grown into one of India’s leading Non-Deposit Taking Systemically Important Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFC-ND-SI).

He brings along rich experience in corporate finance, investment banking, merchant banking and asset financing. He is an expert in innovating financial products, designing investment strategies for clients and financial risk management.

A qualified Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), Rajesh’s business acumen is reflected in his understanding of the debt markets and his ability to strategize to benefit the entire stakeholder value chain. Building a business on the principles of ethics, economic empowerment and equitable growth, his vision is to establish one of India’s premier financial institutions

Key Management Personnel