Founder

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Amlan Bhattacharjya

Founder

Amlan founded MB in 2007. He is a Chartered Accountant and holds the following degrees: MS, Economics from Clark University and BA, Economics (Honors) from Delhi University. Amlan began his professional career with Arthur Andersen in the assurance practice as part of the team that established the Risk Consulting practice in India. From the year 2000 he held the position of Chief Operating Officer of Netwala Technologies India Pvt. Ltd. which provided the first web-based CRM Program in India. In this role, he oversaw various deliverables and managed upwards of 200 employees. Throughout his many years of experience, he has spent in excess of ten years in the areas of process consulting, risk management, and governance covering a cross section of industries, such as ITES, financial services, technology, manufacturing, and aviation. Apart from leading client engagement teams in Europe, Africa and the Asia Pacific regions, he has played a quality review role on global Andersen mandates. Amlan has had the privilege to instruct as well as participate in various programs at the global training facilities of Arthur Andersen including Veldhoven, Netherlands.


Management Team

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Gaurav Arora

Chief Operating Officer

Gaurav brings with him over 15 years of experience in Accounting/Finance including more than 10 years in Fund Administration. He is a Qualified Chartered Accountant (equivalent to CPA) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from St. Xaviers’ College, Kolkata. Gaurav started his career in 2002 with Deloitte Haskins & Sells in the Audit & Business Advisory practice. Gaurav then spent close to 3 years with the CitiGroup’s NBFC India business where he gained expertise in various areas of financial accounting and corporate planning. Since 2008 Gaurav was with Actis, a leading emerging markets private equity fund manager. At Actis he was responsible for investment valuations, investor reporting, annual financials, US tax reporting, compliance with IPEV guidelines, streamlining key processes and budgeting. Gaurav is responsible for the ongoing operations across all verticals and implementation of strategies, plans and procedures at MB.

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SUMIT KUMAR

HEAD OF OPERATIONS

Sumit is a management graduate from Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode and has completed his Bachelor of Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology. He has over 7 years of experience in Business Operations including information technology and human resources. Prior to joining MB, he has worked with Sify Technologies and Tally solutions. At MB, Sumit is responsible for all support operations including global IT and telecom, facility management and global HR.

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Kudzai Machiri

Assistant Vice President – Fund Administration (New York Office)

Kudzai is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant. He holds a B Compt. (Honors) from the University of South Africa and a Bachelors of Accounting from the University of Namibia. He brings with him over 15 years of accounting experience with seven years of direct experience in private equity fund accounting. Prior to joining MB Fund Administration, he was a Senior Investment Accountant and Portfolio Reporting Analyst at Bessemer Venture Partners. He started his career at Ernst & Young and held managerial positions in public companies in Harare, Zimbabwe before relocating to the United States.

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Sandip Kumar Bajpayi

Assistant Vice President – Fund Administration

Sandip is MBA in Finance from Sikkim Manipal University, and a graduate in Commerce. He brings with him over 18 years of experience in the field of Accounting, Finance, Variance Analysis and Financial modeling out of which 11 years is in private equity fund administration at MB with expertise in Direct Investments. Prior to joining MB, he was Manager (Taxation & Finance) at one of the reputed CA/CPA firms in New Delhi.

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Sylvie Gillard Cohen

Senior Manager – Fund Administration (New York Office)

Sylvie holds a BS in Finance from Northeastern University and a graduate certificate from Tufts University and is fluent in French. She brings with her over twenty years of experience working in the alternative investment industry. Prior to joining MB Fund Administration, she was responsible for operations, reconciliations, and client reporting at tPlus Technology. Before that she managed the short-term investments and liquidities for Mortgage Backed Securities Funds at Caspian Capital Management. She started her career at Natixis Asset Management (formerly CDC Investment Management Corp.) where she was an analyst and a fund accountant (and eventually led the fund accountant group).

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Manoj Singh Bisht

Assistant Vice President – Fund Administration

Manoj is MBA in Finance from Sikkim Manipal University, and a graduate in Commerce. He brings with him over 10 years of accounting experience out of which 8 years is in Private Equity Fund Administration. Prior to joining MB, Manoj has worked with SS&C GlobeOp Financial Services as Manager PE Fund Administration.

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Ashish Negi

Senior Manager – Fund Administration

Ashish is a graduate in Commerce. He brings with him over 11 years of experience in Financial Sector out of which 8 years is in Private Equity Fund Administration at MB. Prior to joining MB, he served in various capacities in the Finance and Accounts divisions of leading companies like Salora International Ltd, New Era Industries etc.

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Barun Sinha

Senior Manager – Fund Administration

Barun Sinha is MBA (Finance) from Regional College of Management, Bhubaneshwar, and a graduate in Commerce. He has 10 years of experience out of which 7 years is in Private Equity Fund Administration at MB. Prior to joining MB, he was working with Capital IQ as a Research Analyst.

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INDRAJEET SINDHI

Senior Manager - FUND ADMINISTRATION

Indrajeet Sindhi is a management graduate from FORE School of management. He has overall 11 years of experience in private equity fund administration.
He is recently out of AnaCap Global Services where he was working as Investor Relations Sr. Analyst for gathering data and research material for fundraising for PE and Credit funds. Before this he has also worked for Moody’s Analystics and IBM.

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ASHISH SONKER

MANAGER

Ashish is a management graduate in operations & systems and has completed his Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology. He has over all 11 years of experience in ERP management, system integration and software development. Prior to join MB, he has worked in hospitality and textile sector as techno-functional manager. At MB, Ashish is responsible for overall administration of systems.

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SOHAIL NAGPAL

MANAGER - FUND ADMINISTRATION

Sohail brings with him over 7 years of experience in Private equity fund administration. He is a commerce graduate and holds management degree in finance. Prior to MB, he has worked with WIPRO-BLACKSTONE COE for over 5 years and at HCL B-Serve( CITI Captive unit) in Fund Accounting and Reporting.

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Megha Trehan

Manager – Corporate Finance

Megha is a Chartered Accountant (equivalent to CPA) from ICAI, New Delhi, and graduate in Commerce from Delhi University. She brings with her over 5 years of experience in Finance, Accounting, Global Taxation and Corporate Decrees and is adept at preparing Financial Budgets and Projections, Corporate Income Tax planning, Tax Return preparation and review, assistance with global tax issues and IRS correspondence and representation. Prior to joining MB, Megha worked with a renowned Paper & Board Distribution Company and several reputed Financial Consultancy Firms in New Delhi.

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Akanksha Ankur

Manager – HR

Akanksha is MBA in Human Resources from Sinhgad Institute of Management, Pune, and a Bachelor of Science graduate in Biotechnology, Pune. She brings with her more than 8 years of experience in managing and leading HR Functions and Initiatives. Prior to joining MB, Akanksha spent around 5 years working as HR Specialist in the BPO sector.

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Ana Misiryan

Associate Manager (New York Office)

Ana is MS in Finance and a graduate in Accounting from Pace University. Prior to joining MB, Ana was associated with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as Accountant, and most recently out of Tsakiris Mallas International.