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.

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.

Dhiraj


Non-Executive Director


Dhiraj is having seasoned experience in capital and securities market of more than 20 years. He is a CA and CS by field of education.

Sumit Sharma


Senior Advisor

 

Sumit is Senior Advisor Officer at 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.

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.

T. Udaykiran


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.

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, IDFC and Axis Bank.

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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.  

Sumanta Bandyopadhyay


Head – Quality Control

A postgraduate in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Kalyani in Finance. He has over 12+ years of experience in Microfinance – Operations, Monitoring & Control; Institutional Borrowings (Banks/NBFCs/FIs, NCDs, Sub-Debts, DA/Securitization); Grading & Rating; Banking Treasury; Wholesale Lending to Priority Sector, Credit Appraisal & Relationship Management for Small Corporates. He started his career at Bandhan Financial as an Associate Divisional Manager in 2010 & was handling a retail portfolio of over Rs 100 crore and wholesale lending portfolio of over Rs 2,600 crore. Association with the company: Since 2019.

Sujay Kumar Dey


Company Seceretary

B.Com (H), ACS An associate member of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India and a Commerce Graduate from The University of Calcutta, Sujay has more than 7 years of post-qualification experience in the field of Secretarial and Compliance related to SEBI and Companies Act, His last appointment was in Loharuka Group as Company Secretary where, and was entrusted with all routine Secretarial, ROC and Taxation Compliance of all group companies.