Management Team

Bikram Sen

Bikram Sen (Chief Executive Officer)
» Over 33 years of experience in Global Investment Banking, Investing and Trading having worked for companies such as American Express, Chemical Bank (now J P Morgan Chase) and SBI and with large fund houses like Quantum (US based George Soros) and The Chatterjee Group.
» Former Managing Director of Chemical Bank, Tokyo, and former CEO of DHFL
» Helped propel DHFL from an asset book of ~ $ 300 Mn. to ~ $ 2.5 Bn.
» Led the acquisition of Deutsche Postbank Home Finance adding another $ 1.5 Bn. to DHFL’s asset book

Kamal Lalit Kant (Chief Operating Officer)
» Over 32 years of experience in the banking industry.
» Initial years with SBI at various centres and was associated with Product Development at the Corporate Centre.
» Later with Siam Commercial Bank, PCL, (a leading bank of Thailand) for over 16 years ; served as their General Manager and Country Head, India.
» Post-graduate from the Delhi School of Economics and a Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers.

Rajiv Maheshwari (Chief Investment Officer – Real Estate)
» Over 18 years of work experience in managing Real Estate Investments, Property Valuations, JV Structuring/Transaction Advisory.
» Has directly managed Real Estate Investments of ~USD 333 mil (INR 20 bn) in his previous role.
» Previously worked with organizations like IL&FS Investment Managers, ICICI Bank, Jones Lang LaSalle, and Richard Ellis .

Rajeev Saraogi (Vice President – Senior Fund Manager)
» At present, managing projects for STAR Fund I as a fund manager.
» Managed Dream Fund as an investment manager and was instrumental in exits of projects of Dream Fund.
» Currently exiting investments in upwards of 30% IRR for STAR Fund I.
» Over 14 years of experience in real estate Financing and appraising real estate projects of over USD 300 million.
» Previously worked with ICICI Bank in Real Estate Finance Group sourcing and appraising corporate and real estate projects.
» Chartered Accountant and Certified Business Valuer from ICAI, Argus Certified Professional.

Satish Sawnani (CFO & Compliance Officer)
» A qualified CA, CS and CAIIB from IIB with over 23 years of experience in finance, accounts and compliance & regulatory issues.
» Earlier worked with Everest Developers, Mizuho Commercial Bank Ltd., Apple Industries, Reliance Industries Ltd., WIMCO and Roto Group of Companies.

Madhura Kolwalkar (Company Secretary)
» A commerce Graduate, she is an Associate member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ACS), with Masters in Law (LL.M)
» Over 8 Years of consolidated experience in handling Secretarial Compliances and interacting with Capital Market Regulators and Stock Exchanges.
» Earlier worked with Sunteck Realty Limited, Realterm Everstone Group, Birla Sun Life Insurance Company Limited and Shaadi.com.