Mr. Controller & Critic
I’m an Indian CA, a financial controller at a global brokerage firm. Previously I’ve been an auditor with a global consulting firm. I’m a big movie buff, I love watching and writing about them; and I love teaching and public speaking. I plan to be an impact investor in India and put my might behind public education, especially in rural India.
Undergrad School: Mumbai University, R. A. Podar College
Undergrad Major: Business, Accounting & Finance
GPA: 6.61 / 7.00 (equivalent to 3.78 / 4.00)
Age: 27, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Other Degree/Certification: Chartered Accountant (CA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
School Name: Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, CFA Institute (USA)
Extracurriculars: Public Speaking - Debates, Elocutions, Journalism, Creative writing, Film appreciation/criticism, Organizer, Leader of various cultural, financial and literature festivals at R. A. Podar College
Title: Assistant Manager
Industry: Banking & Finance
Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 10 mos
Title: Field Senior
Company: Top Firm
Length of Employment: 1 yr, 11 mos
Big Life Wins:
1. Set up a private coaching center in Mumbai for school and college students – especially financially challenged kids, and over 4 years I helped over 200 students improve their grades (60 of them weren’t charged a fee). 2. Underwent a complete personality transformation at college – from a shy introvert to an award-winning public speaker.
Post MBA Goal:
I intend to set up an impact investment fund and a private equity firm in India – with the impact investment fund investing in educational startups in India to aid primary and higher education. To achieve this, I plan to work as an investment banker post-MBA, then with a leading private equity firm for a few years before starting my own venture.