Our Team

Rahul Johri


Chairman

 

Rahul Johri is the Chairman of Vector Finance. He provides strategic direction and also represents the company with external stakeholders including the media, regulators and investors. Rahul has previously done senior leadership roles at Bandhan Bank, DBS Bank, Standard Chartered and ANZ Grindlays Bank in his 28 years career. He holds a B. Tech from IIT, Kharagpur and MBA from XLRI Jamshedpur.

Sumit Sharma


CEO

 

Sumit is the CEO of Vector Finance. He has multi industry international experience of over 25 years in corporate, consulting and operational roles across geographies in HSBC (India, Hong Kong, London, Jakarta), DBS (Singapore), Telenor and Jana Small Finance Bank (India). Sumit is an alumnus of XLRI, Jamshedpur and INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France

Prasanta K Sahu


COO

 

Prasanta is the Chief Operating Officer. He has a rich experience of 18+ years in Microfinance and related businesses. Prasanta was instrumental in the setting up of the Micro-finance business at Axis Bank and has worked with DFIs such as Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI). Prasanta completed his MBA from XIM, Bhubaneswar.

Ruchira Parshad


Non Executive
Director

Ruchira is a third generation entrepreneur involved in tea business & runs her own cultivations in Assam. She has core competencies in handling large scale labour intensive business wherein unskilled /semi-skilled workforce are involved. Her expertise can be used to manage businesses, like microfinance, wherein large number of workforce is involved.

Sudhir Upadhyay

Head of
Institutional Finance

 

Sudhir has an expertise in building institutional relations, establishing business correspondent models with dynamic exposure to MFI business and operations. In his 15 years’ experience, he has been a key member of MFI-Lending team at Bandhan bank, and had been associated with Bhartiya Samruddhi Finance Limited, Axis bank and IndusInd bank. He holds a Post Graduate Degree from XIM, Bhubaneswar.

Udaykiran Tellapaneni

IT - Head

 

Uday excels in developing and implementing IT strategies with new technologies, data security and management. Prior to becoming a part of Vector Finance he possess 15 years of in hands experience of leading technical team in Wipro and Premji invest. He has a bachelor’s in engineering from VTU.

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Sarajul Haque

Regional Head
MP & Odisha

Sarajul is a seasoned professional in the MFI space. With him, He brings 17 years of experience of driving and scaling up the business across the geographies. Roots of his experience goes deep into the branch operations, credit appraisal, risk assessment, hiring and managing a large team. Prior to Vector he has worked with Asmitha Microfinance, and in priority sector lending vertical of IDFC Bank and Axis Bank.

Satyavrat Mitra

Regional Head
Assam & Tripura

Satyavrat has over 18 years’ diverse experience in Mircrofinance and Banking business. He brings rich expertise in driving and establishing business across locations with organisations like HDFC bank, Axis bank and Bandhan bank. He is a management graduate from LNMI, Patna and a certified skill development personnel from ISB Hyderabad and IIM Kolkata.

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Mahendra Jangid

Audit Head

 

Mahendra is a seasoned auditor and brings 15+ years of experience in reviewing process and compliances. He has been involved in strengthening the control points to mitigate risks, frauds and processes at HDFC bank, Sahayata, Swadhar, Basix and Asirvad Micro Finance. He holds Bachelor degree from JNV university Jodhpur.