Asad Mahmood

CEO & Managing Partner

Asad holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering  from Rutger’s University, New Brunswick and an MBA in International Finance from Temple University.
One of the longest serving investors and fund managers in the impact investing industry. Formerly the Managing Director for Global Social Investment Funds for 17 years at Deutsche Bank.

Asad Mahmood

CEO & Managing Partner

MICHAEL RAUENHORST - MANAGING PARTNER - SIMA Team

Michael Rauenhorst

Managing Partner

Michael graduated from Columbia Business School with Master in Business Administration.
Michael has developed social investment enterprises for large corporations and specialized private investment firms. He is a co-founder of Micro Credit Limited, Jamaica and served as Analyst for Moody’s Social Performance Assessment.

MICHAEL RAUENHORST - MANAGING PARTNER - SIMA Team

Michael Rauenhorst

Managing Partner

Amitesh Sinha

Amitesh Sinha

Partner

Amitesh is recognized among the top 20 CFOs (2018) in India for continued commitment to excellence in developing best practices and innovative strategies. Amitesh is ACA, ACS and CPA (Maine, USA) with with over 15+ years of global cross-functional experience. Amitesh has proven track record in leading finance areas such as financial planning and analysis, investor relations, fund-raising, controllership, corporate finance, budgeting, business valuations, supply chain and risk advisory. Globally accepted education qualification with ACA, ACS and CPA (Maine, USA). He was most recently Head of Finance for LinkedIn India and Global CFO and operations head for one of the largest off-grid solar company prior to that.

Amitesh Sinha

Amitesh Sinha

Partner

Rocio Cavazos

Partner

Rocio Cavazos is a finance and impact investing professional with over 20 years of experience in commercial and investment banking, capital markets, impact investing and financial inclusion at organizations such as Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan Chase, ProMujer and Women’s World Banking. She is also founder of the Mexican Vegan Entrepreneurs Association (aevm.mx) and founder of Ananda Group (theanandagroup.one) which offers early-stage investment to plant-based businesses in Mexico and the US.

Rocio holds a BSc in Industrial and Systems Engineering from ITESM in Mexico and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Rocio Cavazos

Partner

Matthijs Laban

Matthijs Laban

Internal Counsel and Consultant

Matthijs is an experienced Legal professional in development banking, impact investing and capital market transactions in our New York sector has been a former manager of legal affairs for FMO.
His expertise are in a wide range of subjects including structured finance, regulatory issues, debt transactions, securitisation, fund/direct investments, repo, bond issues, derivatives, and ISDA /CSA/CDS.

Matthijs Laban

Matthijs Laban

Internal Counsel and Consultant

Arivazhagan G D

Senior Vice President - South Asia Region

Ari holds his Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the College of Engineering (CEG), Guindy, Chennai, and completed his Master’s Degree in Management from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, India. Since 2016, Ari also holds a Financial Risk Manager (FRM) charter from GARP, USA. He is also a recipient of the National Talent Search Scholarship Award from the Government of India.

With over 8 years of experience in investment banking, venture capital, and private equity, Ari has worked across stints in both debt and equity capital markets. A majority of his investment deals have been in impact space across Micro finance, MSME Finance, Education Finance, and Affordable Housing Finance. He has also handled cross-border M&A deals and well-versed in the valuation of companies. His expertise includes deal origination, due diligence, deal structuring, commercial negotiation, deal execution, and portfolio management. He also has a short stint as an entrepreneur. Ari was one of the top 100 nominees for the “Economic Times Young Leader” award in 2016 and has also received the “Protsaha” Award for 3 continuous years of social service. A multi-lingual person, Ari likes Traveling, practices Reiki Healing, and researches Astrology.

Arivazhagan G D

Senior Vice President - South Asia Region

FAIQ SATTAR KHAN - VICE PRESIDENT - SOUTH ASIA REGION - SIMA Team

Faiq Sattar Khan

Senior Vice President - South Asia Region

Faiq Sattar Khan has an MBA from Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, Pakistan and also holds a Textile engineer degree from National Textile University, Faisalabad, Pakistan.
Faiq worked as Business Planning Manager (BPM) and later as Product Manager (PM) at Habib Bank Limited-Islamic Banking (HBL-IB), Karachi, Pakistan.

FAIQ SATTAR KHAN - VICE PRESIDENT - SOUTH ASIA REGION - SIMA Team

Faiq Sattar Khan

Senior Vice President - South Asia Region

Sohail Darwesh

Suhail Darwesh

Senior Vice President - South Asia Region

Suhail holds MBA Finance from Karachi Institute of Economics & Technology and Masters of Economics from University of Karachi. He also holds professional qualifications such as Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD), CIMA Advanced Diploma-Management Accounting, UK, and Banking Diploma from the Institute of Bankers Pakistan.

He holds about 20 years of professional experience which includes 15 years of experience with various financial institutions including large local bank, foreign bank, and development financial institutions having core expertise in Credit & Risk Management. Throughout his career, he has been designated in various roles and remains involved in credit initiation & underwriting/approvals of almost all major segments such as Corporate, SME, Retail credits, Micro Finance Institutions, and overseas credit of Bahrain, UAE & UK.

With his Information & Technology expertise, he has also been an active part of developing, testing and implementation of various credit/risk management tools such as Obligor risk rating, Equity Scrip approval, Environmental Risk rating, Financial Spreads Models and Credit Package approvals.

Sohail Darwesh

Suhail Darwesh

Senior Vice President - South Asia Region

Vinay Bandaru

Senior Vice President - South Asia Region

Vinay holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from IIT (BHU) Varanasi and Masters Degree in Management from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow.

He holds 15 years of specialised experience in Leveraged finance spanning across Corporate finance, Project finance, structured finance and debt capital markets. He carries deep sectoral expertise across various infrastructure sub-sectors including roads, renewables, ports, airports, water, city gas distribution and logistics.

Vinay has been involved in building and scaling the project finance business across leading banks and Infrastructure conglomerates in India. He was most recently Vice President – Project Financing at IndusInd Bank in India.

Vinay Bandaru

Senior Vice President - South Asia Region

Vinay holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from IIT...

Saad Farooq

Vice President - South Asia Region

Saad holds his Bachelors and MBA degree from Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, Pakistan. Post his graduation he joined Investment Banking Group team in Faysal Bank Limited.
With over 10 year’s experience in Investment Banking, Saad has contributed in equity and debt market transactions. In his current role, he has been involved in structuring and meeting the funding requirements of brown field projects in various industries on full recourse basis that may be undertaken for reasons including but not limited to capacity expansion, meeting capital expenditure requirements or merger /acquisition purposes. To date he has contributed towards raising ∼USD 3,500 million for various corporate clients including but not limited to Cement, FMCG, Infrastructure, Power, Steel, Shipping, Textile and Telecom.

Saad Farooq

Vice President - South Asia Region

Bhupendra Yadav

Vice President - South Asia Region

Bhupendra has over 7 years of work experience in Project Finance, Debt Syndication, Credit Rating & Financial Advisory across organizations such as Sprng Energy, SBI Capital Markets, India Ratings and Research & ICICI Bank. Most recently he was AGM-Project finance at Sprng Energy, where he was extensively involved in raising debt funding for renewable energy projects to the tune of 1 GW capacity.

Bhupendra holds master’s degree in Management from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kashipur and bachelor’s degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Vishveshwarya Institute of Engineering & Technology.

Bhupendra Yadav

Vice President - South Asia Region

Bhupendra has over 7 years of work experience in Project...

Linda Tsarwe

Vice President - Africa Region

Linda is a holder of a Bachelor of Commerce Banking and Finance Degree from Midlands State University in Zimbabwe. She is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), awarded in 2014 by the CFA Institute Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.

 

Linda has over 10 years’ experience specialising in equity analysis, debt transactions, portfolio management and deal structuring at both asset management companies and a private equity institution. She has participated in a number of corporate transactions on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange as a buy side analyst and has also closed several private equity deals as Investments Manager.

Linda Tsarwe

Vice President - Africa Region

Alexander Onwe

Vice President – Africa Region

Alex has 10 years work experience spanning financial advisory, capital raise, portfolio management, transaction structuring, deals analysis, project finance, strategy and planning, research, and investor relations.

He has been involved in the origination, vetting, financing, scaling and management of several greenfield infrastructure deals in Nigeria cutting across various subsectors including student housing, power, transportation, gas, and renewable energy.

Alex has provided financial advisory services including due diligence, financial modelling, business valuation, and capital raise for a broad range of clients from various sectors including manufacturing, telecommunication, energy, banking, and healthcare.

Alex holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and is member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.

Alexander Onwe

Vice President – Africa Region

Alex has 10 years work experience spanning financial advisory, capital...

Mohit Kumar Soni

Assistant Vice President

Mohit has 6+ years of work experience in finance and investment banking. Prior to joining SIMA, he worked with Wodehouse Capital Advisors in transaction advisory services in both M&A and equity fundraising. Prior to that, he worked with Tata Capital as part of their core program team in supply chain finance and advisory vertical. His experience varies across the sectors such as Healthcare, Petrochemical and Energy.

Mohit holds his bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Malaviya National Institute of Technology (NIT) Jaipur and master’s degree in management from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad. For leisure, he likes to read, play table tennis and travel.

Mohit Kumar Soni

Assistant Vice President

Zain Saleem

Assistant Vice President

Zain is a CFA Charterholder and a fellow member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA). He also holds BSc (Hons) Degree in Applied Accounting awarded by Oxford Brookes University.
Zain brings with him about 10 years of professional experience with various financial institutions including local commercial banks, development financial institution and brokerage house. With core expertise in credit and risk management, Zain has been actively involved in various roles encompassing credit & investment appraisals, limit allocation & monitoring of market risk portfolio, risk modeling & analytics, Basel reporting, equity research and financial modeling.

Zain Saleem

Assistant Vice President

Santosh Eeti

Assistant Vice President

Santosh graduated from Indian Institute of Management-Indore(IIM-I) with Master in Business Administration.

He has worked with top 2 largest private sector banks in India and specialized in working capital lending to both corporate and MSME firms. He revels in spiritual sermons on weekends and HIIT training at gym coupled with meditation at home on weekdays.

Santosh Eeti

Assistant Vice President

Santosh graduated from Indian Institute of Management-Indore(IIM-I) with Master in...

Shahroze Arshad

Assistant Vice President

Shahroze has approximately 7 years of Investment Banking experience. Prior to joining SIMA, Shahroze was working as a Manager, Investment Banking at Bank Alfalah Limited, Karachi, Pakistan. Under his previous role Shahroze had the opportunity to work across Infrastructure Project Finance transactions and Debt Capital Market transactions in multiple sectors such as power generation, steel, cement, pharmaceutical, motorways/roads, automobile, telecommunication etc.

Shahroze holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance from the Institute of Business Management, Karachi, Pakistan.

Shahroze Arshad

Assistant Vice President

Shahroze has approximately 7 years of Investment Banking experience. Prior...

Mekala Sai Saketh

Senior Investment Officer

Sai has over three years of experience in finance and banking. Before joining SIMA, he worked with ICICI Bank in Wholesale Banking Group with expertise in Credit Appraisal and Monitoring. Sai holds his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Warangal and a master’s degree in management from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore. He likes to read and travel.

Mekala Sai Saketh

Senior Investment Officer

Renu Agrawal

Finance Officer

I am a Chartered accountant having 5+ years of post-qualification experience in the Finance & Accounting area of the Manufacturing Industry based in Ahmedabad having group companies in different countries. I have graduated in the year 2013 from Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India. Before Joining SIMA, I used to work at Khandhar, Mehta & Shah. I am joining SIMA as a Finance Officer and looking forward to learn many new things. I like to watch movies and love to travel.

Renu Agrawal

Finance Officer

Wairimu Chirah

Fundraising Officer

Wairimu is a CPA (K) and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Finance major, from the University of Nairobi. She has developed interest in private equity and specifically impact investing over the past 5 years where she has had experience working with SMEs in Eastern and Southern Africa. Prior to joining SIMA, she was an investment analyst at Pearl Capital Partners with a proven record in deal sourcing, assessing businesses for investment, performing extensive due diligence, preparation of investment material including financial modeling, portfolio management and exit. Martha is pursuing CFA certification and is currently a CFA Level II candidate.

Wairimu Chirah

Fundraising Officer

Abdul Rehman

Financial Controller

Abdul Rehman is a Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Mr. Rehman is a young qualified Finance professional who has been awarded with multiple merit awards being top performer and for his Excellency not just in his professional career but also in academics.

He holds more than seven years of professional experience with various institutions including commercial bank and non-banking financial institutions having core expertise in accounting, streamlining financial reporting system & controls establishment, financial planning & analysis, and decision-making roles coupled with a record of outstanding performances.

Prior to SIMA, he was a part of senior management & Chief Financial Officer in a renowned asset management company.

Abdul Rehman

Financial Controller

Sheharyar Nayyer

Senior Investment Officer

Sheharyar has over 6 years of experience in the financial industry including working at Toronto Dominion Bank in Wealth Management, ABL Asset Management and ABL Bank with core expertise in Credit & Risk Management, Proposal Assessment and Performance Measurement. He has a Master’s degree in Finance from Manchester business school, a bachelors in business administration degree in Finance from Lahore School of Economics and has completed CFA level I. He has a certification in Advanced Risk Management from Bankers Development Institute and a certification in Fixed Income Securities and Investments from Institute of Financial Markets of Pakistan.
He has volunteered for UNICEF UK and is passionate about economic and social growth in the developing countries.

Sheharyar Nayyer

Senior Investment Officer

Yasir Zafar

Senior Investment Officer

Mr. Yasir Zafar holds an MBA degree from Institute of Business Management and has an experience of investment banking at Faysal Bank Limited. He was associated with the Project and Structured Financing team of Faysal Bank Limited for 3+ years.  and contributed towards raising ~ USD 250 Million (for the renewable energy power projects in Pakistan. These projects are a part of mega Renewable Energy Plan 2030 of the Government of Pakistan (“GOP”) where GOP intends to transform the energy mix of Pakistan to at-least 30% RE based. These power projects include (but are not limited to) 100 MW Wind based power plants (2019) and 150 MW Solar based power plants (2021).

These investments directly contribute to the realization of the policy of the Pakistani government targeting 30% renewable electricity generation by 2030 (up from the current ~4%). This Project also complies with the strategy with respect to energy security and energy transition, which is of particular importance for Pakistan (being still heavily dependent upon thermal generation and imports of fossil fuels). The aforementioned investments have an immense social impact in the society as they contribute towards saving carbon credits for the country.

Yasir Zafar

Senior Investment Officer

Mr. Yasir Zafar holds an MBA degree from Institute of...

Nasima Anwar

Senior Risk Officer

Ms. Nasima Anwar is a member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountant, a finalist of Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) and Master in Economics from University of Karachi.

She has more than 6 years of extensive experience in Compliance, reporting, planning and decision making in various financial institution such as Central Depository Company Pakistan limited and Atlas Asset Management Company.

Prior to joining SIMA funds she was working as Manager Compliance and was also a part of management in Pak Oman Asset Management Company Limited.

Nasima Anwar

Senior Risk Officer

Ms. Nasima Anwar is a member of Association of Chartered...

Anshita Agarwal

Senior Associate (Advisory)

Anshita is an Impact Investment Professional with experience both on the buy and sell side. In her last role with Delphos International, she was part of the capital raise advisory team for ventures and funds in emerging economies. Prior to it, she was part of the Impact Investing Group at IndusInd bank designing structured debt finance solutions for high impact companies in India. Earlier in her career, she was a Teach for India fellow, working at the grassroot level to bridge education inequity in India. She has also worked on projects with EY, J-Pal South Asia, and Tata Trusts in areas of climate change, education, and rural livelihood respectively.

She holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management Lucknow, where she specialised in Sustainable Management and a Bachelor of Technology from the Institute of Engineering and Technology Lucknow.

Anshita Agarwal

Senior Associate (Advisory)

Anshita is an Impact Investment Professional with experience both on...

Uzair Nizami

Investment Analyst

Muhammad Uzair Nizami completed his BBA (Finance) from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi in 2019. He has cleared CFA Level I. Concurrently, he achieved Pakistan-wide First Position in ACCA paper, Financial Management (F9). Previously, he was working as an Equity Research Analyst at a Karachi based investment management company, MCB-Arif Habib Savings and Investments Limited (MCBAH) and had a short stint as a Management Trainee Officer (MTO) in Corporate & Investment Banking Division of MCB Bank Limited.

Uzair Nizami

Investment Analyst

Muhammad Uzair Nizami completed his BBA (Finance) from the Institute...

Hellen Njeri Kaara

Investment Officer

Njeri is a CPA finalist and holds a Bachelor in Business Science in Financial Economics from Strathmore University. She has a depth of experience in financial modeling and analysis, company valuation, and project financing in various sectors ranging from financial institutions, renewable energy, education, and health sectors.

Prior to joining SIMA, Njeri was a Senior Analyst at Raisin Capital and Investments (A boutique Investment Management and Advisory firm in Kenya) where she handled financial modeling, valuation, commercial and financial due diligence, fundraising and mergers and acquisition transactions. She has previously worked as a financial analyst at Questworks Limited ( an Integrated Design, Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) firm focused on turn-key delivery of construction and renewable energy) and a Project Assistant at Strathmore University.

 

Njeri is pursuing CFA Certification and is currently a Level 2 candidate.

Hellen Njeri Kaara

Investment Officer

Gaurav Garg

Senior Investment Analyst

Gaurav is an Investment Analyst at SIMA who holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a major in Finance from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Mumbai. He has also cleared CFA Level II exam in June 2019 and is currently a candidate for the CFA Level III exam. Prior to joining SIMA, he interned with an Investment Banking and an Equity Research Firm.

Gaurav Garg

Senior Investment Analyst

Ida Mwangi

Senior Investment Analyst

Ida Mwangi holds a bachelor’s degree in Financial Engineering from Strathmore University, Kenya and is a qualified CPA(K). She has previously worked as an equity research analyst intern at Old Mutual Investment Group, Kenya. Away from work, Ida is a passionate writer, an avid reader, a travel enthusiast, and a researcher of the Kenyan culture.

Ida Mwangi

Senior Investment Analyst

Ahadd Akbar

Investment Associate

Ahadd Akbar has completed his bachelors from the finest business Institute in Pakistan: IBA Karachi. Prior to joining SIMA, he has worked at Akseer research and Bank Alfalah. At Akseer, he worked as an equity analyst covering several different sectors of PSX. At Bank Alfalah, he joined their flagship Management Trainee Program, in which he was rotated across several key departments including Strategy, Investment Banking and Capital Markets.

He has Joined SIMA funds as an investment associate.

Ahadd Akbar

Investment Associate

Ahadd Akbar has completed his bachelors from the finest business...

FAIQ SATTAR KHAN - VICE PRESIDENT - SOUTH ASIA REGION - SIMA Team

Faiq Sattar Khan

Chief Executive Officer - Asaan Ghar Finance

Faiq has 10+ years of experience in Consumer Banking, credit evaluation of Non-Bank Microfinance Companies, Fintech based companies, and Emerging markets Private debt & Equity investments. Before joining AGFL, he was serving as SVP at SIMA and managing investment portfolio of over $ 64 million across Pakistan, Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Philippines, Kenya and Uganda.

FAIQ SATTAR KHAN - VICE PRESIDENT - SOUTH ASIA REGION - SIMA Team

Faiq Sattar Khan

Chief Executive Officer - Asaan Ghar Finance

Faiq has 10+ years of experience in Consumer Banking, credit...

Abdul Rehman

Chief Financial Officer - Asaan Ghar Finance

Abdul Rehman is a Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Finalist to Certified Public Account (CPA).
He holds 7+ years of experience with various banking and non-banking financial institutions including Commercial Bank, Leasing and Asset Management.
Prior to AGFL, he was a part of senior management & Chief Financial Officer in a renowned asset management company.

Abdul Rehman

Chief Financial Officer - Asaan Ghar Finance

Abdul Rehman is a Member of the Association of Chartered...

Mufti Noman Karim

Shariah Advisor - Asaan Ghar Finance

Mufti Muhammad Noman Karim is a renowned Islamic finance consultant and trainer.
He is a registered Shariah Advisor as per Shariah Advisor Regulations 2017 issued by SECP.
He has over 14 years of teaching experience and 07 years of working with various Islamic Banks at Shariah compliance and Shariah audit departments.He has obtained “Al-Shahdatul Aalamiyyah” (Aalim Course) and “Takhassus” (Mufti Course) Degrees. Apart from his religious qualification, he is a PhD Scholar and Certified Shariah Advisor & Auditor (CSAA).

Mufti Noman Karim

Shariah Advisor - Asaan Ghar Finance

Mufti Muhammad Noman Karim is a renowned Islamic finance consultant...

Abdul Ahad Khan

Chief Risk & Policy Officer - Asaan Ghar Finance

Abdul Ahad possesses an experience of more than 18 years in the financial sector.
He has an experience of around 15 years in Non-Banking Financial Sector in various capacities.
His core expertise are in Credit & Risk Management. Before joining AGFL, Abdul Ahad was serving as Deputy Head Corporate Lease, Karachi at OLP Financial Service Pakistan Limited (formerly ORIX Leasing Pakistan Limited).

Abdul Ahad Khan

Chief Risk & Policy Officer - Asaan Ghar Finance

Abdul Ahad possesses an experience of more than 18 years...

Salman Masood

Head of Operations - Asaan Ghar Finance

Salman Masood owns vast experience of more than 10 years in Consumer Banking and has remained engaged in managing Home Finance portfolio in Credit Administration Department of various banks including Meezan Bank, Bankislami and Dubai Islamic Bank. Before Joining AGFL Salman was managing mortgage operations at JS Bank Pakistan.

Salman Masood

Head of Operations - Asaan Ghar Finance

Salman Masood owns vast experience of more than 10 years in Consumer...

Syed Muhammad Abdullah

Head of Audit & Compliance - Asaan Ghar Finance

Syed Muhammad Abdullah is a Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
He holds more than 5years of professional experience in external audit, micro-finance bank and asset management.
Prior to AGFL, he was part of senior management working as a  head of Risk & Compliance at Sindh Micro-finance Bank.

Syed Muhammad Abdullah

Head of Audit & Compliance - Asaan Ghar Finance

Syed Muhammad Abdullah is a Member of the Association of...

Muhammad Imam Makki

Regional Sales Manager - Asaan Ghar Finance

Imam has 15+ years of experience in Consumer product sales with focus on housing.
He has served across key positions at housing consumer sales functions with various banks.
He has thorough understanding of consumer segments and quality sales solicitation.
Before joining AGFL, he was associated with Islamic Housing Consumer Sales Department at Bank Islami Pakistan Limited.

Muhammad Imam Makki

Regional Sales Manager - Asaan Ghar Finance

Imam has 15+ years of experience in Consumer product sales...

Syeda Adarsh Rizvi

Client Service Manager - Asaan Ghar Finance

Adarsh has 10+ years of experience in managing sales processing and client servicing operations with focus on consumer assets operations.
Prior to joining AGFL, she was managing the client servicing and processing of house finance products at Dubai Islamic Bank Limited.

Syeda Adarsh Rizvi

Client Service Manager - Asaan Ghar Finance

Adarsh has 10+ years of experience in managing sales processing...

Teerath Kumar

Chief Technology Officer - Asaan Ghar Finance

Teerath has 10+ years of experience of in managing FINTECH led development projects.
His expertise includes development of  business automation solutions and scaling of the same.
Prior to joining AGFL, Teerath was managing the IT function of Pakistan first paperless MFI named Thardeep Microfinance Foundation

Teerath Kumar

Chief Technology Officer - Asaan Ghar Finance

Teerath has 10+ years of experience of in managing FINTECH...

DR. ULRICH SCHÜRENKRÄMER

Managing Partner, Machlaan & Cie., Munich, Germany

Dr. Ulrich Schürenkrämer is a Managing Director of Machlaan GmbH and Managing Partner of Machlaan & Cie., Munich, a family company engaged in consulting, capital investments, culture and charity.

Until July 2016 Dr. Schürenkrämer worked 18 years for Deutsche Bank AG, since 2007 as Member of the Management Committee Germany, Frankfurt/Main. From 1998 to 2006 he held senior management positions in Corporate Banking in Bavaria and was responsible from 2007 to 2013 as Co-Head for the MidCaps Division in Germany. From 2013 to 2016 he served as Regional Head South (Germany).

Prior to joining Deutsche Bank in July 1998, Dr. Schürenkrämer worked 15 years for Bayerische Hypotheken- und Wechsel-Bank AG, Munich, at last as Managing Director of the Corporate Banking Division. Before 1994, he held various managing responsibilities in the International Department, at New York Branch and in different regions in Germany.

Dr. Schürenkrämer is a board member of several organizations in finance, culture, education and church like Centesimus Annus pro Pontifice Foundation. He holds a Master degree (Dipl. Kfm.) and Ph.D. in economics (Dr. oec. publ.) from LudwigMaximilians-University Munich and completed a Management Program at Harvard Business School.

He is married and has three children.

DR. ULRICH SCHÜRENKRÄMER

Managing Partner, Machlaan & Cie., Munich, Germany

RICHARD WILCOX - FORMER CEO OF UNITRUST BANK, LONDON

RICHARD WILCOX

Former Ceo Of Unitrust Bank, London

Richard formally retired from his role as Chief Executive Officer of Unity Trust Bank in 2015, since when he has taken up a role as consultant and adviser to various organisations involved in the UK social economy. During his tenure the Bank created its own ESOP, became the first UK financial services organisation.

RICHARD WILCOX - FORMER CEO OF UNITRUST BANK, LONDON

RICHARD WILCOX

Former Ceo Of Unitrust Bank, London

RICHENDA VAN LEEUWEN - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ENERGY AND CLIMATE, ENERGY ACCESS, UNITED NATIONS FOUNDATION

RICHENDA VAN LEEUWEN

Executive Director, Energy And Climate, Energy Access, United Nations Foundation

Richenda Van Leeuwen holds both a B.S. in Geography and an MBA from the University of Durham, UK.
She founded and leads the work on Energy Access Practitioner Network at the United Nations Foundation and also works on the Secretary-General’s Sustainable Energy for All initiative. She has more than 20 years of executive experience in emerging markets development.

RICHENDA VAN LEEUWEN - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ENERGY AND CLIMATE, ENERGY ACCESS, UNITED NATIONS FOUNDATION

RICHENDA VAN LEEUWEN

Executive Director, Energy And Climate, Energy Access, United Nations Foundation

FREDERIC OTTESEN - SENIOR EXECUTIVE, STOREBRAND

FREDERIC OTTESEN

Senior Executive, Storebrand

Frederic was graduated with an MBA in Corporate Finance from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration.
He served on the leading positions at the Norwegian and Swedish pension and insurance company Storebrand. Frederic now serves as Chief Customer Officer to the group strengthening the understanding of customer journeys needed to succeed in an occupational pensions market.

FREDERIC OTTESEN - SENIOR EXECUTIVE, STOREBRAND

FREDERIC OTTESEN

Senior Executive, Storebrand

GEORGE ECONOMY - SENIOR INVESTMENT BANKER & SEASONED ENTREPRENEUR AND INVESTOR

GEORGE ECONOMY

Senior Investment Banker & Seasoned Entrepreneur and Investor

George Economy graduated from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, with a B.A. in History of Science.
He is Director of Amani Holdings LLC, Bainbridge Island, WA. Previously, he founded and was CEO of Helios Nutrition Ltd., Sauk Centre, MN, a producer of organic and specialty dairy products.

GEORGE ECONOMY - SENIOR INVESTMENT BANKER & SEASONED ENTREPRENEUR AND INVESTOR

GEORGE ECONOMY

Senior Investment Banker & Seasoned Entrepreneur and Investor

Michael Stephan Duesberg

Partner, taskforce - Management on Demand GmbH

Michael Stephan Duesberg is an experienced and sales driven executive in the areas of Financial Services, ICT, and Sustainability. He is Partner at taskforce – Management on Demand GmbH as well as Senior Advisor of Red Hat Inc.

Michael takes over executive management responsibility for complex change processes and turnaround management.Till the end of 2019 he was a member of the Partner Board of BearingPoint Holding B.V. and also a Member of the Board of the exchange listed ÖKOWORLD AG and responsible for its investment subsidiary ÖKOWORLD LUX S.A. in Luxembourg. In addition he was Senior Advisor of IPsoft Inc., CSC/DXC Inc., and Asset Matrix GmbH. Before he was Managing Director of EDS Electronic Data Systems responsible at EDS for the Finance Industry in Europe. Michael was Global Partner of AMVESCAP PLC and for its subsidiary INVESCO responsible as CEO for Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Michael has been Executive Vice President of Commerzbank, State Street Bank and HypoVereinsbank as well as Sales and Marketing Manager of IBM Germany. Michael was in a number of Management Boards and Commissions in six European countries.

Michael studied Mechanical Engineering at Manhattan College in New York and Business Administration at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich and at INSEAD in Fontainebleau. Michael is married and has six children.

Michael Stephan Duesberg

Partner, taskforce - Management on Demand GmbH

Christiana Kamra

Board Of Directors

Christiana Kamra

Board Of Directors

Javed Rizvi

Board Of Directors

Javed Rizvi

Board Of Directors

MOHSIN MUJTABA

Board of Directors

Mr. Mujtaba He holds a MS degree in Computer Sciences and B.E in Mechanical Engineering.
He is a Director of Products and Market Development at Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) where he is leading new initiatives to position QSE as multi-asset platform of global significance.

MOHSIN MUJTABA

Board of Directors

MOHAMED H. ZAKARIA - BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MOHAMED H. ZAKARIA

Board of Directors

Mr. Mohamed H. Zakaria is CEO & General Manager of Saudi Steel Profile Co since 2007.
He brings 42 years of financial and industrial experience. His business experience covers trading, structured financing, industries, corporate finance, real estate and global asset (bonds & equities) management.

MOHAMED H. ZAKARIA - BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MOHAMED H. ZAKARIA

Board of Directors

TIM GEISSE - BOARD OF DIRECTORS - SIMA Team

TIM GEISSE

Board of Directors

Timothy F. Geisse is a retired attorney living in Cleveland, Ohio.
He is the Managing Trustee of The John F. and Mary A. Geisse Foundation, a private foundation devoted to helping extremely poor people. Tim has served on the President’s Council of ACCION International, the Board of Governors of Opportunity International and the Board of Directors of the Global Commercial Microfinance Consortium.

TIM GEISSE - BOARD OF DIRECTORS - SIMA Team

TIM GEISSE

Board of Directors

ASAD MAHMOOD - CEO & MANAGING PARTNER - SIMA Team

ASAD MAHMOOD

Board of Directors

Asad holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Rutger’s University, New Brunswick and an MBA in International Finance from Temple University.
One of the longest serving investors and fund managers in the impact investing industry. Formerly the Managing Director for Global Social Investment Funds for 17 years at Deutsche Bank.

ASAD MAHMOOD - CEO & MANAGING PARTNER - SIMA Team

ASAD MAHMOOD

Board of Directors

MICHAEL RAUENHORST - MANAGING PARTNER - SIMA Team

MICHAEL RAUENHORST

Board of Directors

Michael graduated from Columbia Business School with Master in Business Administration.
Michael has developed social investment enterprises for large corporations and specialized private investment firms. He is a co-founder of Micro Credit Limited, Jamaica and served as Analyst for Moody’s Social Performance Assessment.

MICHAEL RAUENHORST - MANAGING PARTNER - SIMA Team

MICHAEL RAUENHORST

Board of Directors