Leadership Team

Karan Bhagat

Founder, MD & CEO

Karan is responsible for providing direction and leadership towards the achievement of the organization’s philosophy, mission, vision and its strategic goals and objectives. He has more than two decades of experience in the financial services industry.

Yatin Shah

Co-Founder, Joint CEO

Yatin focuses on the wealth practice besides client services, marketing and client experiences. He has more than two decades of experience in the financial services industry, across equity research and private wealth management.
Anirudha is responsible for the wealth practice across business verticals and geographies. He has more than two decades of experience in the financial services industry across consumer, commercial and private banking.

Anshuman Maheshwary

Chief Operating Officer

Anshuman is responsible for designing and implementing business strategies besides setting comprehensive goals for performance and growth. He has more than 20 years of experience in management consulting domain.

Navin Upadhyaya

Chief Human Resources Officer

Navin is responsible for the overall human resources strategy, with a deep focus on culture, talent management, learning & development and diversity & inclusion.

Vinay Ahuja

Executive Director - Wealth

Vinay is responsible to carry out wealth management activities for HNI clients in the western & southern region, while executing sales strategies nationwide. He has more than two decades of experience in the financial services industry, across wealth and asset management.

Shaji Kumar Devakar

Executive Director - Wealth

Shaji Kumar is responsible for expanding and growing the wealth business in the southern region of India and spearheads the international business in UAE. He has more than two decades of experience spread across large private sector banks.

Anupama Sharma

Executive Director - Wealth

Anupama is responsible for further expanding wealth operations especially in the West.

Himanshu Jain

Head - Lending

Himanshu is responsible for growing the NBFC business backed by his domain experience and business development focus. He has two decades of work experience across capital markets, wealth management and lending business.

Girish Venkataraman

Head - Estate Planning

Girish is responsible to the estate planning function for the group with specific focus on ultra-HNI clients. He has over two decades of experience in the financial services industry across Asset Management and Wealth Management.

Himadri Chatterjee

Head - Advisory

Himadri heads the Key Clients Group, a specialized team that customizes platform solutions and provides investment counselling to the group’s Key Clients. Previously, Himadri spearheaded the US business and was based in New York.

A Pramod Kumar

Head - Customized Managed Portfolios

Pramod brings over three decades of experience in capital markets with specific focus on multi-asset class investment management. He is the Chief Investment Officer for IIFL-One.

Niraj Murarka

Head - Credit Risk & Treasury

Niraj is responsible for the credit function at IIFL Wealth group. He possesses more than two decades of experience in structured finance, corporate finance, project finance, treasury, M&A, credit risk underwriting & management.

Pavan Manghnani

Head - Strategy & Investor Relations

Pavan is responsible for driving the strategic business planning process across the organization. He supports the executive leadership and key stakeholders in developing relevant business strategies, defining long-term business goals and objectives and implementing specific business and project initiatives.

Santoshi Kittur

Chief Technology Officer

Santoshi is responsible for visioning, formulating and implementing the technology, and security strategies, and ensuring that the firm's technology capabilities enable growth and differentiation.

Sanjay Wadhwa

Chief Finance Officer

Sanjay brings a wealth of expertise in finance and has an overall experience of 24 years. His judicious industry knowledge comes with an established track record of streamlining business and finance operations that drive growth and increase efficiency.

Nikunj Kedia

Head - Products

Nikunj is responsible for third party fund manager due diligence and selection, alternative investments and deal sourcing. Nikunj has close to two decades of experience in the financial services industry.