Board of Directors

Sameer Gehlaut

Founder Chairman & CEO

Sameer is the founder of Dhani and Indiabulls Group. Under Sameer’s leadership various Indiabulls companies have distributed $2 billion in dividends to its shareholders in the last 10 years. Sameer holds a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology [IIT], Delhi.

Dr. Narendra Damodar Jadhav

[Former Member Planning Commission]

Independent Director

Dr. Narendra Jadhav Ph.D. in Economics from Indiana University, USA is a renowned economist, educationist, social scientist, author and a public speaker. During his distinguished career spanning over four decades of public service, Dr. Jadhav has served in various key positions including as Member of the Planning Commission of India and the National Advisory Council. He has also held the position of Principal Adviser and Chief Economist, Reserve Bank of India (RBI). During his 31 year association with the RBI, he also served in Advisory capacities at International Monetary Fund (IMF) and various Governments. He is known for his expertise and contribution in the areas of economics and social work. He is the recipient of numerous national and international awards including four Honorary D-Litt. Degrees and the title of the Commander of the Order of Academic Palmes by the Government of France.

Mr. Praveen Kumar Tripathi

[Retd. IAS and Ex- Chief Secretary, Govt. of NCT Delhi]

Independent Director

Mr. P. K. Tripathi is a retired IAS officer. During his illustrious career, as an IAS officer, spanning over 40 years in public service 1977 to 2017 December (including 5 years as Chairman - Public Grievances Commission & Police Complaints Authority), he held various key senior positions at state and centre level such as Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Govt of NCT Delhi; Chief Secretary – Govt of NCT Delhi; Joint Secretary - Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Govt. of India; Director - Indian Institute of Mass Communication; CEO - Delhi Jal Board, NCT Delhi; Commissioner Sales Tax - NCT Delhi; Development Commissioner & Chief Electoral Officer - A&N Islands; Director Total Literacy Campaign (National Literacy Mission) - Department of Education, Ministry of HRD; Commissioner Land - Delhi Development Authority; Commissioner Excise & Entertainment Tax – NCT Delhi; Secretary - New Delhi Municipal Committee; Deputy Commissioner and Secretary to Lt. Governor in Arunachal Pradesh etc. Dynamism and human approach are the hallmark of his persona. He is known as committed professional having rich and varied experience. He has successful leadership and governance abilities, expertise in management and administrative matters, project execution and operational matters. His firm and tactful handling of sensitive and tricky issues has seen the organisation, with which he was associated, emerge a winner at all times. Mr. Tripathi is a post graduate in political science from Allahabad University and a gold medalist for securing highest marks in political science at under-graduate level in the University.

Mrs. Fantry Mein Jaswal

[Retd. IRS]

Independent Director

Mrs. Fantry Mein Jaswal, IRS (Rtd.) joined the Indian Revenue Service (Customs & Central Excise) in 1976. During her career spanning 35 years in the Customs and Central Excise Department, she held several assignments and Mrs. Jaswal as a recognition of her outstanding record in service, she was conferred with the President’s “Meritorious Record of Service” award in 2003. She retired as Chief Commissioner of Customs & Central Excise in July 2011. In August 2012, she was appointed as Chairperson of the Arunachal Pradesh State Finance Commission and completed that assignment in July 2014. Smt. Jaswal is on the Board of Basix Academy For Building Lifelongemployability Limited.

Mr. Rakesh Mohan Garg

[Retd. IRS]

Independent Director

Mr. Rakesh Mohan Garg, joined Indian Revenue Service in 1983 and retired as Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax in Govt. of India. During his illustrious career spanning over 35 years, he handled various assignments at all levels in the Income Tax Department and has varied experience in assessing and dealing with corporate houses. Mr. Garg possesses specialization in Maths and is a gold medalist from Guru Nanak Dev University. He is also a Management Graduate from Panjab University, Chandigarh. Prior to joining Indian Revenue Service, Mr. Garg had about 4 years of experience in the private sector.

Mr. Vijay Chugh

[Retd. Principal Chief General Manager, Reserve Bank of India]

Independent Director

Mr. Vijay Chugh, is a distinguished & committed professional with rich & varied experience of over 37 years with strong leadership qualities, in regulatory compliance, payment banking, policies, data protection etc., in financial sector. He is the former Principal Chief General Manager and Head of Payment and Settlement Systems, Reserve Bank of India. He has also served as RBI nominee on the Board of State Bank of Patiala and United Bank of India and as the chief vigilance officer of the Industrial Investment Bank of India Limited. He is presently a part time advisor/consultant to the World Bank / IMF / UNCDF etc. and associated in their several projects including Data Protection Framework – Laws, Regulations, Policies (Research for IMF), Financial industry practice on the collection, storage, transmission and use of data (Multi Countries). He is also a consultant to Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP, Mswipe Technologies P Ltd, Netflix Entertainment Services India Ltd, Finnew Solutions P. Ltd. and MSC Global Consulting Pte Ltd (Singapore). Earlier he was a consultant to big corporates like Google (Singapore), SWIFT (India) and E-Currency Mint (Fintech firm advocating Digital Fiat Currency), Card network MasterCard, Pre-paid Issuers M/s MobMe, Transerv, LivQuik, ITZ Cash (now EBIX) and Paynear (payment gateway). During his distinguished career of over 32 years with RBI, he has handled various key senior positions, in the department of payment and settlement systems and core banking solution (financial infrastructure), regulation and supervision of commercial banks (financial stability and financial integrity), and rural credit and development (financial inclusion) and also participated in national and international payment system policies/processes, as member of several prestigious committees, at national and international level, including Committee for Payments & Market Infrastructure (CPMI – the erstwhile CPSS), Bank for International Settlements, Basel, Switzerland, SAARC Payments Council, Payment & Settlement Systems of Asia-Pacific Central Banks (SEACEN), Malaysia, Regulatory Oversight Committee and its Executive Committee, Global Legal Entity Identifier (GLEI) Foundation, Switzerland, Indian/Bharat Bills Payment System (BBPS), MSME Trade Receivables Exchange (TReDS), Mobile Banking - SMS and USSD channels, etc. Mr. Chugh holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Delhi University and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Rajasthan. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the KC College of Management Studies, Mumbai. He is a Certificated Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers and has been awarded an Advanced Certificate for Executives in Management, Innovation and Technology from the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.A.

Prof. Mohanbir Singh Sawhney

Independent Director

Prof. Sawhney is the Associate Dean for Digital Innovation and McCormick Foundation Professor at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. Prof. Sawhney, holds a PhD in marketing from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, an MBA degree from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta; and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi. He is a globally recognized scholar, teacher, consultant and speaker in business innovation, modern marketing, and enterprise technology. He has been ranked among the top 50 thinkers of Indian origin. He has advised over 50 Fortune 500 companies and serves as a strategic advisor to several technology start-up companies.

Divyesh B. Shah

Executive Director & COO

Divyesh is the Chief Operating Officer of the Dhani Group. With over 20 years of experience in building profitable businesses for the Group, he is now at the forefront of executing new initiatives in the digital transactional finance and digital healthcare space.

Gagan Banga

Non-Executive Director

Gagan is the Non-Executive Director of Dhani Services Ltd. He has over 22 years of industry experience and has been with Indiabulls since 2000. He is also the Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited (IBH), and a key driver of the success story of transforming a start-up IBH into India's third largest housing finance company. Under Gagan’s leadership, the IBH today is a lender of considerable size, repute and presence in asset classes such as Home Loans, Loans Against Property and Corporate Mortgage Loans.

Pinank Jayant Shah

Executive Director

Pinank is the Group CFO & the CEO of Dhani Loans & Services Limited. Prior to joining Dhani, Pinank was the head of Treasury at Indiabulls Housing Finance for 6 years before which he spent almost a decade at HDFC Limited in retail, corporate lending & risk management functions. Pinank holds a Masters degree in Management Studies (Finance) from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies.

Anish Williams

Non-Executive Director

Anish is the Chief Product Officer of Dhani. He was the Founder & CEO of Transerv Limited, before its acquisition by the Company as its wholly owned subsidiary. Anish is a seasoned professional with over 22 years of enriched and varied experience in product design, technology and data analytics. During his distinguished career spanning over 22 years, he held various high level positions with leading organisations like Citi, HSBC and Amex. Mr. Anish is a graduate from the prestigious St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University.

Mr. Sandeep Kadam

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Sandeep presently, is the Head of Technology, Dhani. He holds Masters’ degree in Computer Science from University of Southern California and Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science from Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Pune. Mr. Kadam has over 16 years of rich and varied experience in designing and building large, distributed and scalable applications alongwith an expertise in web based software architecture with high tactics and global reach. He has very extensive experience in building high performance web applications from scratch. Mr. Kadam started his career at Yahoo! – Sunnyvale as a software engineer. In 5 years tenure at Yahoo, he worked across multiple verticals including Yahoo! Search, Mail, Messenger, Photos and Homepage. He was one of the founding members of a music start-up acquired by Saavn (now JioSaavn). He headed the Saavn Engineering team in India and was instrumental in building something that was a garage start-up to a global music platform. He was Co-founder and CTO of Euler Systems, an Enterprise AI consulting start-up backed by veterans from Wall Street and Silicon Valley.Presently, Mr. Kadam is not on the Board of any other company. He does not hold any shares in the Company and is not related to any other Director of the Company. He is not debarred from holding the office of director by virtue of any order passed by SEBI or any other such authority.

Board Committees

Audit Committee

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Mr. Praveen Kumar Tripathi

Chairman

Dr. Narendra Damodar Jadhav

Member

Mrs. Fantry Mein Jaswal

Member

Stakeholders Relationship Committee

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Mr. Praveen Kumar Tripathi

Chairman

Mrs. Fantry Mein Jaswal

Member

Mr. Pinank Jayant Shah

Member

Nomination & Remuneration Committee (Formerly Remuneration Committee)

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Mr. Praveen Kumar Tripathi

Chairman

Dr. Narendra Damodar Jadhav

Member

Mrs. Fantry Mein Jaswal

Member

Compensation Committee

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Mr. Praveen Kumar Tripathi

Chairman

Mrs. Fantry Mein Jaswal

Member

Mr. Divyesh B Shah

Member

Management Committee

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Mr. Divyesh B Shah

Chairman

Mr. Praveen Kumar Tripathi

Member

Dr. Narendra Damodar Jadhav

Member

Mr. Pinank Jayant Shah

Member

Allotment Committee

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Mr. Praveen Kumar Tripathi

Chairman

Mr. Divyesh B Shah

Member

Mr. Pinank Jayant Shah

Member

Mr. Kotagiri Suman

Member

Mr. Yugala Kishore M

Member

Risk Management Committee

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Mr. Praveen Kumar Tripathi

Chairman

Mrs. Fantry Mein Jaswal

Member

Mr. Divyesh B Shah

Member

Mr. Rajeev Lochan Agrawal

Member

Mr. Pankaj Sharma

Member

CSR Committee

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Mr. Divyesh B Shah

Chairman

Mrs. Fantry Mein Jaswal

Member

Mr. Pinank Jayant Shah

Member

Mr. Gagan Banga

Member

Securities Issuance Committee

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Mr. Divyesh B Shah

Chairman

Mr. Gagan Banga

Member

Mr. Pinank Jayant Shah

Member

Mrs. Fantry Mein Jaswal

Member

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