Khushali Thakkar


Khushali has over 4.5 years of experience in the field of Finance. She started her career at ICICI Prudential Asset Management in Product Development & Strategy, where she worked on Debt and Hybrid mutual fund schemes. She then moved to ITI Alternate funds Management Ltd, a boutique PMS/AIF company as an equity research analyst. Her final stint before ISB was at a FoodTech Start up called KOOK (now KOOK BY PLUCKK- acquired) where she headed Growth Strategies and Brand Partnerships.

By Education, Khushali is a Chartered Accountant and is done with 2 Levels of the CFA program. She is also a Rank #1 holder for the Bachelor of Commerce program at the University of Mumbai (H.R College of Commerce & Economics, Mumbai). She is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer (8+years, Arangetram & Visharad) and is a travel & food enthusiast.

KVN Karthik

Vice President

KVN Karthik has been in the field of Finance for 2.5 years. He was a Quantitative Research Analyst at J.P. Morgan, in the Securitized Products Group. He has worked on deployment of automatic trading algorithms as well as implementation of trade and cashflow analytics for forward contracts on mortgage-backed securities, prior to joining ISB Originally an electrical engineer from IIT Madras, KVN Karthik has passed 2 levels of the CFA program. He enjoys travelling to picturesque, offbeat travel destinations. On more leisurely days, he can be found swimming or playing the violin.

Tanvi Bengali

Alum Coordinator

Tanvi is a Chartered Accountant, carrying 4 years of post-qualification work experience in the financial service industry. She has worked with firms like J.P. Morgan and MSCI Inc., where she played a vital role as a Business Finance Associate.

Her areas of expertise include financial modelling, strategic and financial planning, data analysis, developing sales and product growth strategies, and effective PnL management.

Beyond work, Tanvi is deeply committed to community service and finds joy in practicing yoga and indulging in cycling.

Rohan Mehra

Learning and Development Coordinator

Rohan has worked with EY in their Business Consulting division and with Keynote Capital in their Investment Banking arm. He comes with a strong background in Financial Markets and Internal Audit procedures. His roles involved creating pitch decks, building financial models, and engaging with Fortune 500 clients on various ERA engagements.

Moreover, he has cleared all levels of the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) and FRM (Financial Risk Manager) Program and has completed his Master's in Banking & Finance.

"Generating 'alpha' is his passion". He is also a Blockchain enthusiast.

Shivam Amla

Events Coordinator

Shivam has around 5 years of experience in securities finance and passive investing. As an Associate, he helped S&P Global onboard its Asset Management and Banking clients’ securities finance data onto its Securities Finance market intelligence product. Moreover, he has worked on thematic index portfolio development on themes such as autonomous vehicles, 5G networks, renewable energy, etc. He is enthused by the functioning of financial markets and the effects of macroeconomic factors on economies.

Shivam is a Commerce graduate from Hindu College, University of Delhi and outside his professional life, he likes to read historical fiction novels, watch movies, and play cricket.

Armaan Agarwal

Alum Coordinator

Armaan is a full-stack marketer and has 4.5 years of experience. Having been an early hire at 3 early-stage consumer startups, he has a deep understanding of zero-to-one journeys and the Indian consumer. Prior to ISB, he has worked on setting up offline retail networks for a beverage brand, creating product strategy for a video-editing app, and building Amazon brands from scratch.

Armaan is an Economics graduate from St. Xavier's College, Kolkata. He loves writing and was also managing a daily newsletter on early-stage startups prior to joining ISB. When not working, you can find him in the kitchen trying to perfect a French Omelet.

Vedant Sureka

Events Coordinator

Vedant is a Chartered Accountant. He qualified in the November 2020 attempt with an All-India Rank 43. He has previously worked with EY in their Assurance Service Line, after which he moved to the Aditya Birla Group as part of their Group Leadership Program. As part of the program, his stints involved - Business Transformation team at Ultratech Cement, New Business Development in the Fashion and Retail business and the Chairman’s Office. He finally settled in a role at TMRW (Aditya Birla Digital Fashion Ventures Limited) in the M&A Team. He worked on various transactions, the most notable ones being the acquisition of Bewakoof Brands and Berrylush Designs.

Mahima Kohli

L&D Coordinator

Mahima is a BCom Hons. graduate from Sri Venkateswara College, DU and has completed all levels of CFA. She has around two years of experience working with Accenture and Visible Alpha. She was involved in the internal control processes, consensus modelling, aggregation, and curation of sell side data, etc. She has also worked on reconciliation, book closing and premium analysis with AIG as the client. Outside of work she enjoys sketching, reading all kinds of genres, dancing, etc.

Anubhav Agarwal

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Anubhav has 6.5 years of experience in Consulting at Cisco Systems. He managed a team of 5 to consult clients in formulating business strategies to manage their IT infrastructure. He Focused on customer experience, business solutions, & stakeholder management across FMCG, TMT & BFSI industries in EMEAR Region. Along with his full-time job, he bootstrapped his own purpose-driven startup, Mudly in Love, with an aim to be India’s first 100% sustainable home gardening & gifting solution. Being the jack of all trades, he hustled to solve new business problems every day & gained valuable experience in managing day-to-day business operations.

Anubhav is an IT engineer from VIT University, Vellore. Beyond work, you can find him playing cricket, cooking, traveling, or brewing his own coffee.