Management

Mr. Kapil WadhawanShri. Kapil Wadhawan

Founder Chairman of Aadhar Housing Finance Ltd.
and Chairman & Managing Director, Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd.(DHFL).

Shri. Kapil Wadhawan is the guiding light behind revolutionizing housing finance, making it accessible and affordable to large sections of the Indian population. A dynamic leader, he has spearheaded radical changes in systems and processes, bringing in technology and talented manpower, to deliver higher overall efficiencies, thereby boosting performance and growth.

As Chairman of Wadhawan Holdings, a strategy think-tank and promoter of new ventures, Shri Kapil has ably steered the group into diversified sectors including Food Retail, Lifestyle Retail, Hospitality, Hotels & Resorts, Education and Financial Services.

Shri Kapil Wadhawan is well known for his philanthropic activities, contributing to the upliftment of the economically weaker sections of society.


Mr. Bikrum Sen – DirectorShri. Bikram Sen :

Director

Shri Bikram Sen is the Director and Chief Executive Officer of ArthVeda Fund Management Pvt. Ltd. with over 27 years of experience in investment banking and corporate finance, he has held senior positions in high profile companies across London, Paris, New York and Tokyo, including being Managing Director of Chemical Bank, Tokyo.

Shri Bikram Sen is a Sloan Fellowship of the London Business School, London, in Investment Management, Corporate Finance and Business Strategy.


Shri. V Sridar – DirectorShri. V. Sridar

Independent Director

Shri. V. Sridar is a veteran of the Indian Banking industry, with an illustrious career path spanning 35 years. A Chartered Accountant by profession, Shri. Sridar was formerly Chairman & Managing Director of UCO Bank, where he scripted the bank’s spectacular growth story. During his tenure as Chairman & Managing Director, National Housing Bank (NHB), he enjoyed tremendous success, setting new benchmarks along the way.

Shri. Sridar is a Member of the Governing Council, United Stock Exchange.


Mr. Harshil MehtaShri M.K.Chouhan

Nominee Director

Mr. M.K. Chouhan (Mahendra) is an MBA with specialization in Finance and science graduate (B.Sc.) with Physics, Chemistry and Biology. He has done a course from Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, USA,. for board of Directors on ‘Governing the Corporation: Global Perspectives in the Indian Context’. He is consultant to World Bank – IFC, and also holds a certificate by World Bank, IFC, Global Corporate Governance Forum USA, as Trainer for Board of Directors.

He is Managing Director of a successful Board Advisory Consulting company - Mahendra & Ardneham Consulting (P) Ltd. He has 35 years of valuable experience in large Indian and multinational companies and in management consulting. He sits on the Boards of quite a few companies as Independent Director, from a variety of sectors and also member of advisory board for Asia, for Stern Stewart & Company (The EVA Company of USA).

He is Chairman of Mahendra & Young Knowledge Foundation, a public charitable trust & Vice Chairman of Global Advisory Board of Asian Centre for Corporate Governance & Sustainability™ (ACCGS). He is elected member of Stakeholder Council of Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Amsterdam. He works closely with Cancer Patient Aids Association (CPAA). He is a visiting faculty at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay and Jamanalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS), Mumbai. He teaches, International Business, Corporate Governance & Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).


Mr. Harshil MehtaShri. M.S. Sundara Rajan

Independent Director

Mr. Sundara Rajan is a Post Graduate in Economics from the University of Madras and an Associate of Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He is a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers. He retired as Chairman & Managing Director of Indian Bank. Prior to taking over charge as CMD, he was Executive Director of Indian Bank and has over 35 years of experience in Banking.

He was a nominee of Union Bank of India on the Board of Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd for nearly two years. Mr. Sundara Rajan was posted as an Executive Director of Indian Bank and he was Director on the Boards of M/s. Indbank Merchant Banking Services Ltd., M/s IndBank Housing Ltd., and M/s Indfund Management Ltd.

He was a member of the Committee on Agro Business of Indian Banks’ Association. He was Member of the Committee on Diploma in Banking & Finance and Junior Associate in Indian Institute of Banking & Finance, Mumbai (IIBF). He was also a former Director in United India Insurance Company Ltd.


Mr. Harshil MehtaShri. Harshil Mehta

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Aadhar Housing Finance Limited.

Shri. Harshil Mehta has over 15 years of experience spearheading successful businesses in the financial space, with expertise in credit appraisal, operations and service quality

His earlier stints were with Transamerica Commercial Finance, Chicago – a Fortune 500 company and Whirlpool, India. Harshil later went on to set up the Indian business for Transamerica, launching an Inventory Finance Program that was subsequently adopted by ICICI Bank after it acquired the company. Shri. Mehta after holding senior positions headed ICICI Home Finance as Managing Director and CEO.

As Managing Director and CEO of Aadhar, he has the challenging task of enabling financial access to the low income segment to fulfill their dreams of owning a home, whilst making it a successful business venture.