Team Hyderabad
Giri Raman
President Giri has worked in the Market Risk team at Yes Bank, managing risk from capital market products. He has worked closely with the Fixed Income and DCM desks at the Bank, guiding other teams in pricing fixed income instruments. He has also worked on several interest rate models and helped the Bank devise a stable Trading Book VaR model. Giri successfully managed a panel of more than 60 forex and fixed income brokers across the country.
Akhil Bedi
Vice President Akhil has worked in the M&A advisory space with Signal Hill Capital and then, KPMG across investment banking, financial due diligence and commercial due diligence. He has worked on marquee transactions such as Temasek’s investments in Zomato ($60mn) and CarTrade ($145mn), Softbank’s investment in Oyo Rooms ($100mn), Blackstone backed mGage’s acquisition of Unicel etc. He has also had a short stint in the Corporate strategy and new business incubation team of CarDekho where he developed new business lines and worked as an in-house consultant and investment banker.
Mihir Shukla
Alumni Coordinator

Mihir is graduate from IIT Bombay and has worked in the the IT and Financial domain for 6 years.

In his previous job with Futures First, he worked as a Derivatives Trader, trading and active portfolio of commodity derivatives on international exchanges. Prior to that he has worked as a software developer with a US based IT consulting in the fixed income and real estate domain. He has interests in capital markets, portfolio management, and asset management.

Pavan Kumar Manda
Career Coordinator Pavan was working as Senior Associate with MSCI in quantitative equity research team, partnering clients in Asset Management industry. With 8 years of work experience, he is well versed in different aspects of investment research and portfolio management - financial modeling, company valuations, capital raising and impact of corporate events on fund holdings. Earlier Pavan was with Credit Suisse working in their portfolio trading team analyzing equity index events with aggregate turnover over $500 million a year. He is a Bachelor’s of Technology from IIT Madras and a CFA level 3 candidate.
Neha Malpani Maheshwari
Learning and Development Coordinator Neha worked in the M&A tax consulting with PricewaterhouseCoopers, analysing deals, inbound and outbound transactions from tax and regulatory perspective for 4 years. She worked extensively in direct taxes, FEMA and RBI regulations. Earlier, she led a firm as a practicing Chartered Accountant and managed projects relating to audit, assurance and indirect taxes. She holds a bachelors in commerce from Shri Ram College of Commerce.
Pallavi Bagal
Marketing and Communications Coordinator Pallavi is a Chartered Accountant and has 2.5 years of post-qualification work experience in Tax Regulatory and Advisory domain. Her latest role was that of a Tax Manager at MT Educare Limited, where she was in-charge of the Direct and Indirect Tax compliance and structuring strategy of the MT group and reported to the CFO. She has completed her articleship in the Global International Corporate Tax team of KPMG and the Indirect tax team of Schlumberger. She also holds a B-Com degree from Mumbai University and a Diploma in Banking and Finance from the Indian Institute of Banking and Finance.
Rohit Murmuria
Events Coordinator Rohit has ~3 years of experience across the Investment Banking and Consulting verticals. His last role was as a Private Equity Research Analyst at McKinsey, where he worked across a wide range of McKisney engagements, with specific focus to Private Equity. Prior to that, he was an M&A analyst at Ambit Corporate Finance, a leading India-based investment bank. Rohit is a Bachelors in Commerce (Hons.) from the Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi.
Divam Sharma
iAlpha Coordinator Divam Sharma is a Chartered Accountant with 5 years of work-ex in BFSI sector working with organizations like Citibank, Kotak Mahindra Bank and India Mortgage Guarantee Corporation, in mortgage lending division. He is actively tracking the markets since the last 11 years and is actively recommending investment ideas to a few HNI investors. He is a value investor and regularly tracks turnaround stories, change in business strategies, financial performances and  broader market developments.
Team Mohali
Sarosh Ghadiali
President Sarosh is a Chartered Accountant with over 6 years work experience and has worked in the Transactions practice at Ernst & Young and KPMG. He has led teams on and been closely involved in landmark deals including Temasek’s acquisition of Tata Communications' subsidiary business ($600m), KKR's investment in JBF industries ($150m) and Olympus Capital’s investment in DM Healthcare ($100mn). In his previous role with Mazars, Sarosh led a team of 11 and assisted in raising over $90m for Godrej Properties Ltd in the first Institutional Placement Program in the Indian markets. He is also a CFA level II candidate and also holds a Masters in Commerce from University of Mumbai.
Navin Hemani
Vice-President Navin has worked as an Assistant Manager for Corporate Strategy division of Ocwen Financial Corporation for US markets, one of the largest Mortgage backed securities servicing company in the US, with clients including Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Ginnie Mae and private label MBS. His work included building complex financial models for portfolio performance and forecasting, building valuation models for Mortgage Servicing Rights, building cost to service models for portfolio worth $350 billion in UPB, building company wide cost structures decks and presenting to the CEO and CFO.
Rishi Chopra
Alumni Relations
Rishi is a Bachelors in Commerce (Hons.) from the University of Delhi and a Chartered Accountant. He has 3.5 years of post qualification experience in the M&A domain, both in India and the UK. Rishi worked in the M&A advisory space with KPMG across investment banking, valuations, financial due diligence and commercial due diligence. Prior to KPMG, Rishi worked with Pricewaterhouse Coopers for 4+ years (including articleship) in Assurance and Business Advisory Services. He has interests in portfolio management, Mergers & Acquisitions and private wealth management.
Vishal Iyer
Learning and Development Coordinator
Vishal is a Chartered Accountant by qualification and has 2.5 years of post qualification experience with ICICI Bank in their financial reporting team where he was responsible for consolidated Indian GAAP, US GAAP as well as IFRS financial statements of the ICICI Group. He completed his CA articleship from PKF Sridhar & Santhanam wherein he specialized in internal as well as statutory audits of several listed companies. He is a is also a CFA level II candidate and holds a Bachelors in Commerce from R.A. Podar College (University of Mumbai) as well as a certificate in IFRS from ICAEW (UK)
Shriyansh Jain
Career Coordinator Shriyansh has 3 years’ experience in supply chain and pricing strategy for downstream Oil companies. His latest role was as Pricing Officer in Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd wherein he was responsible for pricing of sensitive petroleum products. During his tenure, he introduced the concept of Dynamic Pricing at retail outlets. He was also instrumental in successful launch of Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme for LPG in 5 major Indian states.  Shriyansh is a Chartered Accountant with All India Rank 13 in CA Final. He also holds Chancellors Bronze Medal for 2nd Rank in Bachelor of Commerce, University of Kanpur.
Divya Agrawal
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Divya has over 5 years of work experience spread across multiple domains which include investment banking, sustainable investments and business development.  In her last role, Divya worked with the Mergers & Acquisitions desk with UBS research and co-authored award winning publications on M&A trends, IPO’s and deal synergies. She also worked on sector evaluation to assess impact of sustainability factors on company valuations and investment portfolios. Prior to this she worked with Morgan Stanley's investment banking team. She holds a Master’s in finance and bachelors in Economics from University of Delhi.
Akshatha Shetty
Events Coordinator Akshatha has work experience of 6 years. Her last role was Deputy Manager with State Bank of India where she was responsible for branch administration as well as marketing and sales. Prior to that she was working as Senior Systems Engineer with Infosys Ltd wherein she took care of the design and development aspects of client requirements. She has done her Engineering from Mumbai University and also holds Diploma in Banking and Finance from the Indian Institute of Banking and Finance.