BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MR MAHMOOD HASAN KHAN - MANAGING DIRECTOR

Qualified as an MBA (Finance), Mehmood Khan is a man of exemplary vision and strong professional commitment. He is highly proficient with over 12 years of experience in Providing Services in corporate Finance, Fund Syndication and Investment Banking Advisory. A First generation Entrepreneur, he is instrumental in Goldrush Capital's exponential growth through strong corporate relationships. A young and dynamic professional, he possesses inherent qualities of converting challenges into blessings, by sincerity of purpose and firm determination. He has incredible foresight, financial acumen and enterprising spirit. He is a versatile character and uses innovative methods to deal with complex problems.

MR NAIM AKHTAR SIDDIQUI - DIRECTOR

A Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, N. A. Siddiqui has more than 20 years of experience which includes acting as Tax Advisory, Corporate financing, Fund syndication and Investment banking. His ability to understand the business environment coupled with his sound financial and accounting background has enabled him to specialize in Project Financing. He has an in-depth knowledge of the trends and practices in the Banking Industry, Real Estate Industry, Manufacturing sector and other financial services sectors.

MR VINAY PANDEY - DIRECTOR

Qualified as a Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, a Company Secretary and a Law Graduate from Delhi University, Vinay Pandey was associated with Bank of America and ICICI Bank. He has more than 10 years of experience in Corporate Finance, Banking Operations, and Debt Syndication.

Mohammed Suhail Sheikh - DIRECTOR

Mr. Suhail has ~23 years of work experience in banking and financial services. He has 16 years of experience in building retail and SME finance vertical for global banking and financial institutions in India like GE Capital, Citibank and more recently building institutional clients businesses including private banking,Investment banking and structured finance for large clients in Real estate and logistics sectors. Includes on shore and off shore trades with Ambit Capital.
His areas of expertise include Deal making, product development and sales, credit collections and assessment processes, risk management and operational controls, compliance and talent ​management.
Mr. Suhail has completed Masters in Marketing Management from NMIMS, Mumbai and B.Com from Mithibai College, Mumbai University.

Advisory Board

DR. R. S. RATHORE (RTD. IRS) – CHIEF MENTOR

A Former Special Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Government of India and Chairman, Central Board of Direct Taxes, former Chairman, Bank of Rajasthan for three year. During his Civil Services career, he was Financial Advisor and Director of Accounts, Ministry of Home Affairs, director of Training, Ministry of Personnel, Director General Management Systems, Ministry of finance, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Power and Member ( Economic and Commercial) Central Electricity Authority.

MR T.R. CHAWLA – CHIEF STRATEGIC ADVISOR

TR Chawla holds a Masters Degree in Business Management besides a Degree in Law. A commercial banker for more than 37 years, he has an outstanding track record in handling banking businesses at various hierarchies in the Bank(s). During his career, he handled financial requirements of large manufacturing, commercial, infrastructure, international trade, real estate etc. businesses across the country. He superannuated as an Executive Director from Allahabad Bank, Head Office, Kolkata. He also worked for Dena Bank (17 years) and Punjab National Bank (19 years). Besides Board level experience in Allahabad Bank and Dena Bank, he also had been on the Board of a few RRBs, AllBank Finance Ltd. and Universal Sompo Insurance Company Ltd. Currently he is advising corporate clients on structuring their finance requirements, re-structuring their existing financial liabilities and trade finance related matters.

MR VIKAS ARORA - SENIOR ADVISOR

Vikas, an investment banker for more than 15 years, has an outstanding track record in advising businesses, across diverse sectors and growth stages, execute complex corporate finance transactions in both public and private markets, including the transformational decision of structuring and executing IPOs (Initial Public Offers). Vikas has also assisted the Government of India (GOI) on executing divestment transactions and is currently focused on investing discretionary funds for clients in Indian capital markets and consulting growth-oriented businesses. Vikas has a Masters in Business Administration and has worked with leading investment banking firms including KPMG Corporate Finance, SBI Capital Markets and ENAM Securities.

GURINDER SINGH KAMBOJ - ADVISOR INFRA PROJECTS TRANSPORT & ENERGY.

Over two decades of experience of market research and business development in field of infrastructure consulting, across various sectors such as Transport: roads and highways, railways, urban transport, metro; Social Infra: Urban planning and development; renewable energy: wind energy & solar energy.
Has demonstrated business acumen in leading and managing the business development and strategic operations contributing higher rate of organic growth with an ability to expand existing market and exploring new markets and targeting the potential customers nationally as well as internationally
Worked in various fields of infrastructure, energy, education, hi-tech agriculture, the core expertise of team building and eventually delivering the desired results. Mr. Kamboj has sizeable footprint in CMLV(Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos & Vietnam) and other south east Asian countries.

KEY EXECUTION TEAM

MR SATISH GOEL- PRESIDENT (HEAD PROJECT FINANCE & SYNDICATION)

He is a top banker superannuated as General Manager from Bank of India, in December 2011 after having a successful career of 39 years. During his stint with the bank, he got an opportunity to work in various capacities and at various locations. Besides working at New Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai, Jharkhand, Chandigarh and Lucknow, he got the opportunity to work on two overseas locations as well spanning over 6 years, firstly, at branches in the United Kingdom as IBTO for over 14 months and secondly, in France for 5 years, initially as Dealer/ Trader in forex, money market & securities for 3 years and later on elevation, as Chief Manager-country- in-charge for 2 years. After superannuating from the Bank, he has been working with a private company as its full-time Director, offering financial services in the areas of corporate finance & financial advisory services based out of New Delhi. He also undertakes short assignments as an independent banking professional.

MR U. S. SINGH – HEAD PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT

Qualified as M.Sc, US singh is a Retired General Manager UCO Bank, having more than 33 years valuable experience of functioning in diverse atmosphere at top managerial positions. During his career, he served as a Chairman- Banking Service Recruitment Board, Kolkata for about 1 year, GM, personnel HR & Operations, Zonal Head/ Regional Head of banks zones and Regions across the country. He has joined Goldrush Capital Services as a Sr. Consultant and is responsible for Planning and Development activities for Delhi region.

MR S.N. CHOPRA – HEAD OPERATIONS & STRATEGY

S.N. Chopra retired as General Manager leading the Corporate Strategy and Planning department at OBC. He acted as Field General Manager for one year, managing three regions and served as in-charge of specialized Forex branch for more than 3 years at Kolkata. He also worked extensively in Business Development as a Branch Manager and Regional Head for more than 25 years. In his carrier, he brought in numerous corporate, government and other business accounts, contributing substantially to the business. He handled businesses in excess of 20,000 crore with an advance portfolio of over 10,000 crore.

Mr AJAY KATHURIA – HEAD SPECIAL ASSET MANAGEMENT

He holds an MBA, CAIIB & LLB and possesses an experience of more than 35 years besides being a rank holder from Delhi University in MSc. Physics. He has published a research paper in an international journal of repute which is equivalent to PhD. He joined PNB as a Management Trainee in 1977 and has served the bank in various capacities at Branch level, Regional office, Zonal Office & Head Office, primarily in the field of Credit, Foreign Exchange & NPA’s. He also was a fund Manager for 7 years in Mutual Funds.

MR. VINAY KUMAR – HEAD DEBT RESTRUCTURING

Vinay Kumar, a qualified M.Com and LLB from the University of Delhi, and CAIIB, he has an experience of 37 years in the field of Banking, retiring as GM from Punjab National Bank. He joined PNB as a Management Trainee in 1977, after teaching in the capacity of a Lecturer, at Bhagat Singh College for 1.5 years. During his stint with PNB, he managed nearly 400 branches in the states of Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir. Not only this, he also attended a training programme at Kellogs School of Management, Chicago, USA, reflecting his interests in the fields of Restructuring of stressed accounts, Credit Appraisal & Dispensation and Recovery of stressed/NPA Accounts. Now, Vinay Kumar is associated with Goldrush Capital Services in the capacity of Head, Debt Restructuring, helping bank agencies with the same.

MR. M. KABIR - SR. VICE PRESIDENT (OPERATIONS & EXECUTION )

A BHU alumni, M. Kabir started his career with the State Government of Uttar Pradesh in the Audit & Accounts from the year 1969 till 1975. In 1976, he moved to a renowned private sector company named Geep Industrial Syndicate Limited, a Shervani Group entity, and worked with them for 27 years serving in various capacities like that of Finance Manager, Business Manager, General Manager (Finance), Director (Finance) etc. He took Voluntary Retirement in the year 2003 and joined companies in the healthcare and footwear sector at senior management positions. He joined Goldrush Capital in November’ 2009 as a Sr. Vice President. He has over 40 years’ of experience in whole spectrum of corporate financing derived through his engagements in senior positions in reputed organizations in consumer durables, sugar, food processing, healthcare, footwear etc. and due to his interactions with and understanding of almost all major PSU banks and Financial Institutions, he exhibits vast experience and maturity to handle any kind of assignments in project financing, working capital funding, structured financing etc. with proficiency and finesse.

MR. M. HASAN - VICE PRESIDENT (OPERATIONS)

M. Hasan started his career with a company in manufacturing Electronics office Automation in the year 1987. Then he worked with many private sector companies. He joined Goldrush Capital Services in 2007. During his career spanning over 18 Years, he gained in depth knowledge and experience in the areas of Finance, Accounts, Auditing & Taxation, MIS, Budgeting, Costing and Statutory Compliance and General Administration.

MRS. FARAH KHAN RIZVI – DEPUTY VICE PRESIDENT (BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT)

Qualified as MBA Finance and a Gold Medallist in Bachelor of Science from Jamia University, she is having more than 8 years of experience in Debt Syndication and Project Finance. She started her Career in Business Development role and slowly turned into Structuring and closure of deals end to end. During the course of her career she has worked with Emerging, Middle market and Large Corporate and catered different industries such as Infra, Real Estate, FMCG, Hospitality, Education, Auto, etc.

MR. RAYOMAND E DAMANIYA - DEPUTY VICE PRESIDENT (BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT)

Qualified as an MBA, Rayomand E. Damania is having nearly 12 years’ of experience in Sales and Marketing, Operations Management, Client Servicing and Relationship Management. He is well versed in monitoring various operations and maintaining long-term customer relationships through the provision of high quality service. Effective resource planning / optimization, focusing on cost reduction, enhancing productivity and profitability.

MR. HARSH BHARDWAJ - DEPUTY VICE PRESIDENT (TEV & EXECUTION)

Harsh holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) from Indian Institute of Management, Shillong. He has also cleared all levels of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), USA in consecutive attempts. Harsh has an experience of more than 4 years in the investment banking domain with specialization in project finance, debt syndication and restructuring mandates. He has gained expertise in the field of infrastructure in business and transaction advisory and has executed various complex transactions in both the public and private sectors. His ability to understand and grasp the focal point of a transaction is his key ability to executing the transaction.

SHANTHAMURTHY U– ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT (OPERATIONS)

Shanthamurthy U retired as Bank Executive having 39 years of Banking experience in the area of General Banking, Retail Lending, Recovery of Loans and all other facets of Banking. Joined Corporation Bank in November 1976 and served the Bank for 39 years in various capacities till November 2015 at different branches as Asst Manager, Manager, Sr. Manager, Chief Manager, Asst. General Manager. Worked in Bank’s Corporate Office Mangalore, Bank’s Zonal Office at Udupi and Bangalore.

VARSHA V SHENOY – ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT (BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT)

A Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and a Commerce and Law Graduate, Varsha V Shenoy has more than 9 years of experience in the field of Due Diligence and Audit, Debt and Equity Structuring, Corporate Laws and FEMA compliances, Capital Market and Securities Law compliances, Corporate Restructuring, Acquisitions of Private Companies & Private Equity funding - Joint Ventures/SPVs along with Loan/ Debt Funding and Syndication - Bank and FIs. Varsha Shenoy started her Career from Prestige Group and assisted in their IPO as Assistant Company Secretary and Concorde Group as Group Company Secretary.

Faisal Waleed – VICE PRESIDENT

He is a Master of Finance graduate from A.M.U and also holds Executive MBA from prestigious Indian Institute of Management (Calcutta). He has career spanning more than 13 years in various top notch banks in U.A.E as a Corporate Investment Banker. He manages our U.A.E and GCC market .He brings in the market knowledge& expertise of U.A.E market and strengthens our existing team who are already servicing our client for the last two years.

​Nasir Ali Khan​ – RELATIONSHIP MANAGER

Nasir has done MBA in HR and Marketing. He has 15 years of rich experience in debt syndication, equity and trade finance. He has started his career with Aditya Birla Group, worked there for 12 years. Later on worked with manufacturing and construction industries at senior administration level. He has gained all required expertise in the field of corporate finance has executed various complex transactions in both the public and private sectors.