Brief Profile of Board Members of Ananya

 

Mr. Brij Mohan: Mr. Brij Mohan is the non-Executive Chairman of Ananya Finance for Inclusive Growth Pvt. Ltd. He is also the Chairman of ACCESS Development Services, a not-for-profit company providing incubation and technical services in the area of microfinance & microenterprises. He is the Chairman of MicroSave India Ltd. & Managing Trustee of MicroSave India Trust. His other roles include that of a Director at M-Cril (a microfinance credit rating Company) and as a policy advisor at Sa-dhan. He served in SIDBI for more than 14 years holding different key positions including the position of Executive Director.

 

Ms. Vijayalakshmi Das: Ms. Vijayalakshmi Das is the Managing Director and Promoter Director of Ananya Finance for Inclusive Growth (P) Limited. She is the  Chief Executive of FWWB, India. She currently is a member of the Board of Access Development Services, Indian School of Microfinance for Women (ISMW)- a school started in partnership with Citigroup and Various  mFIs .She is also board member of Invest India Micro Pension Services Pvt. Ltd. - Pension and Insurance Products Company for low income workers.

 

Ms. Jayshree Vyas: Jayshree Vyas is the Managing Director at SEWA Bank at Ahmedabad. She has been involved with SEWA Bank for the last seventeen years. Ms. Vyas is one of the Promoter Directors of Ananya Finance for Inclusive Growth (P) Ltd. She is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of experience. She is also the founding Trustee of the Indian School of Microfinance for Women (ISMW). She is also board member of Invest India Micro Pension Services Pvt. Ltd. - Pension and Insurance Products Company for low income workers.

 

Ms. Moumita Sen Sarma : Ms. Moumita Sen Sarma was former Vice President, Head of Microfinance and Sustainable Development at ABN-Amro Bank, India. Prior to starting ABN AMRO's microfinance business in India, Ms. Sen Sarma worked within the Bank for over 5 years handling several responsibilities ranging from Risk Management to Financial Markets for Wholesale Customers. Starting in September 2003, the Bank has consistently been outperforming other peer foreign banks in lending to the microfinance sector. Prior to joining ABN AMRO, Ms. Sen Sarma worked with American Express Bank for 3 years managing Corporate Relationships. Ms. Sen Sarma has a Bachelor's degree in Physics and is a Chartered Accountant having trained with Price Waterhouse. She is an Independent Director on the Board.

 

Dr. Sudha Kothari  Dr. Sudha Kothari Nominee FWWB, India  & IFIG Chair of Indian Foundation for Inclusive Growth (IFIG) &Trustee, FWWB,  Is a doctorate in Sociology, having an extensive grass-root level experience of more than 20 years. She is the founder & Managing Trusting of Chaitanya, a pune based NGO

 

Prof. Sidharth Sinha: Prof. Sidharth Sinha Nominee FWWB, India  & IFIG Trustee FWWB & Indian Foundation for Inclusive Growth (IFIG) is a member of the faculty at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad since 1992. He was a member of the faculty at the School of Management, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA.  Dr. Sidharth Sinha is Ph.D. in Finance from the School of Business Administration, University of California, Berkeley, USA and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

 

Christina Juhasz : Christina Juhasz  Nominee ISIS Fund, USA          Christina Juhasz is the Chief Investment Officer at Women's World Banking Asset Management.Previously,she has served as Director,Capital Markets group in Women's World Banking.In her previous assignments,she worked as a Director in Deutsche Bank and at Merrill Lynch.