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Board of Directors

Sunil Patel

Sunil Patel

Sunil Patel is the Non-Executive Chairman and Independent Director of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank. He is a practicing Chartered Accountant and Former Director of A. F. Ferguson and Co. and former Partner of A. F. Ferguson Associates. He was ...an Independent Director in L&T Investment Management Limited from 1997 to 2013. Mr. Patel holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania.Know More

Samit Ghosh

Samit Ghosh is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank. Mr. Ghosh was a career banker for over 30 years and worked both in South Asia and the Middle East. He started his career with Citibank in 1975 ...and later worked with Standard Chartered Bank, HDFC Bank and the Bank Muscat, and holds a master of business administration degree from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He was the past President of Microfinance Institutions Network and the chairman of Association of Karnataka Microfinance Institutions (AKMI). He was an Executive Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ‘Ujjivan Financial Services Limited’ till January 31, 2017.Know More

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 Vandana Viswanathan

Vandana Viswanathan

Vandana Viswanathan is a Non-Executive, Director of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank. She is an Independent Director in 'Ujjivan Financial Services Limited'. She is a Co-founder of Cocoon Consulting, a management and human resources consulting firm since 2000. She holds a Master's degree ...in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences and a Bachelor's degree in Science from Bangalore University.Know More

Nandlal Sarda

Nandlal Sarda is a Non-Executive, Independent Director of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank. He is a Professor (Emeritus Fellow) in the department of Computer Science and Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai. He received his Master's degree ...in Technology and Doctorate in Philosophy from Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai. Mr. Sarda has served as Director on the board of Union Bank of India, The Clearing Corporation of India Limited, IDBI Intech Limited and Andhra Bank. He is the Director on boards of NSE Infotech Services Limited as well as Cybertech Systems and Software Limited. Know More

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Luis Miranda

Luis Miranda

Luis Miranda is a Non-Executive, Independent Director of the Bank. He was the president and CEO of IDFC Private Equity till 2010. He was earlier a partner and managing director in ChrysCapital. He has worked with various banks like Citibank, ... , HSBC and HDFC in the past. He has extensive experience in dealing with early stage companies and private equity investing. He is currently involved as an advisor to various profit and non-profit organisations. Mr. Miranda holds an MBA from University of Chicago and is a Chartered Accountant. He holds a Master’s degree in Commerce from University of Mumbai.Know More

Prabal Kumar Sen

Prof. Prabal K. Sen is a Non-Executive, Independent Director of the Bank. He has to his credit over 41 years of experience in teaching, training, research and corporate management. He has been Professor of Economics and Founder Chairperson, Entrepreneurship Development Centre (EDC) at XLRI, ... Jamshedpur till September 30, 2017, when he superannuated. Prior to his association with XLRI since March 2007, Prof. Sen worked for the Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) as a Chair Professor for six years (2001-2007) and served a public sector bank for over 23 years (1978 -2001), where he occupied senior management positions in fields related to economic research, planning & development, general management and priority sector credit including rural and small business finance and credit planning. Earlier, he had served Burdwan University as a Lecturer in the Post Graduate Department of Economics for around a year. Prof. Sen has also been a Visiting Professor at several premier institutions including IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Ranchi, IIM Amritsar, Rural Development Centre (RDC) of IIT Kharagpur, XIMR,Mumbai and National Academy of Direct Taxes (NADT), Nagpur. Prof. Sen holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Calcutta University. He has been conferred (a) the Best Teacher Award in September 2011 by Higher Education Forum of India, Mumbai and (b) Lifetime Achievement Award in April 2017 by HEADSTART NETWORK FOUNDATION.Know More

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Biswamohan Mahapatra

Biswamohan Mahapatra

Biswamohan Mahapatra is a Non-Executive, Independent Director of the Bank. He is a career central banker – career spanning over 33 years in the Reserve Bank of India and retired as its Executive Director at the end of August 2014. He is currently... an external senior advisor to Ernst and Young LLP (on part-time contractual basis) on financial sector regulatory matters. He is presently an independent director in Gruh Finance Limited, Edelweiss Financial Services Limited, HDFC Credila Financial Services Private Limited, etc. Recently, on February 8, 2018, he has been inducted as an Independent Director and Non-Executive Chairman of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), for a period of two years. Mr. Mahapatra is a Master of Science in Management and has done a Master in Business Administration and Master in ArtsKnow More

Sanjay Jain

Mr Sanjay Jain has over 27 years’ experience in the field of MSME financing. He has handled important MSME portfolio viz Credit Dispensation (sanction, disbursement, documentation & recovery etc), Project Finance and NPA management during ... his posting in various offices of SIDBI.. Mr Jain is currently heading the Hyderabad Region of SIDBI and is responsible for activities and business of SIDBI in the state of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Oddisa and Chattisgarh. Mr Jain is a Cost Accountant from the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India and Honours Graduate from University of Delhi.Know More

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Mona Kachhwaha

Mona Kachhwaha is a Non-Executive, Independent Director of the Bank. She has 24 years of financial services industry experience, which includes 11 years with Caspian Impact Investment Advisers (2007 to present) and 13 years with Citibank India (1994-2007). ...At Caspian, she manages the India Financial Inclusion Fund (IFIF), a USD 89 Million impact fund with a focus on financial inclusion. Over the last 11 years she has served on various corporate boards as a nominee director of Caspian Funds which includes Ujjivan Financial Services Limited, Micro Housing Finance Corporation Limited, Arohan Financial Services Private Limited. She is currently on the boards of Aptus Value Housing Finance India Limited, Sonata Finance Private Limited, VBHC Value Homes Private Limited and MMTC-PAMP India Private Limited. She has graduated in Mathematics (Hons.) from Delhi University (1992) and holds an MBA from XLRI, Jamshedpur (1994). She has also completed an executive program in Private Equity from Said Business School, Oxford University (2010).Know More

Jayanta Kumar Basu

Jayanta Kumar Basu is a Non-Executive Director of our Bank. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from University of Delhi. ...He has over 20 years of experience in the field of investment. He is currently the Managing Partner at CX Advisors LLP. He has previously worked with Citibank India. He is on the Board of Ujjivan Financial Services Limited as a Non-Executive Director and also serves as a director in many other companies including Transaction Solutions International (India) Private Limited, Matrix Cellular (International) Services Limited, CX Advisors LLP (Designated Partner) and Imperativ Hospitality Private Limited.Know More

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