Management Team

Mr. HP Singh

Chairman & Managing Director

A law graduate and a fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India since 1984, Mr. HP Singh has over three decades of microfinance experience to his credit and is responsible for pioneering the unique concept of daily collection of repayments of loans. Aside from being an expert in lending, particularly in the microfinance field, Mr. Singh also has a wealth of experience across auditing, accounts, project financing, advisory services and company law matters. It is his financial engineering acumen, honed over almost thirty years of experience, that has helped SCNL achieve its success in operational strategy and efficiency.

Mr. Singh is a part of industry forums like Sa-Dhan, where he serves as Chairman and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), where he lends his expertise as a Banking and Financial Institution Committee member.

Mr. Singh has participated in Harvard Business School’s Accion Program on Strategic Leadership for Microfinance in 2009, as well as the leadership program organized by Women’s World Banking at Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania in 2011. Mr. Singh has been an inspiration right from the very beginning when the company came into being in 1990, till today where he continues to be actively involved in the company’s day-to-day operations. Under his leadership, SCNL has grown into one of India’s leading microfinance institutions in the North and is poised to further expand its operations across the country.

Mr. Jugal Kataria

Mr. Jugal Kataria

Group Controller

Mr. Jugal Kataria is a graduate from Shree Ram College of Commerce and is a Cost Accountant, Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary with approx. 31 years of relevant experience. He has participated in an ‘Internal Auditors Training Course’ for ISO 9000 and ‘Harvard Business School Accion Program on Strategic Leadership for Microfinance’. He attended leadership program organized by Women’s World Banking at Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania in 2011. Mr. Kataria worked with Apollo Tyres Limited and Berger Paints (India) Limited before joining SCNL in 2000.

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Mr. Rakesh Sachdeva

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Sachdeva has more than 30 years of experience across various domains of Finance Management, Business Operations, Human Resources, Project Management; Strategic Alliances and Contract Management. He is a versatile manager and his area of work involved fund management, administration and project management. He is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, and worked with Apollo Tyres Ltd, Berger Group, Arcotech Group at various designations. Mr. Sachdeva is associated with Satin Creditcare Network Limited as Board member from April, 1999 to November, 2020. He has served on various committees (including Audit Committee) of the Board of Satin Creditcare Network Limited as Chairman and Member.

Mr. Anil Gupta

Executive Vice President

With an MBA in Marketing Management from Leeds Business School, Leeds University, UK, and a B.Com (Hons) degree from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University, Mr. Gupta has spent over 40 years in the Sales, Marketing and P&L Management across various industries. In addition, he has attended courses at IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Kolkata and a Strategic Business Management course from Duke University, North Carolina, USA. Mr. Gupta joined SCNL, in February 2020, as Business Head – Products and Insurance. Prior to Satin, he was working with Shriram Refrigeration, Honda Power Products, Reliance Infocomm, Usha International, Idea Cellular (Aditya Birla Group), and Aircel. He has successfully spearheaded the launch of telecom services in Delhi, Haryana, UP, Rajasthan & HP besides leading them to be profitable ventures. He has successfully turned around the loss making businesses into profitable ones and ensured the long-term benefits to the Organization of the same. He has had vast exposure in Sales, Marketing, Operations and handling difficult situations and turning them into profitable ventures for the Company.

Mr. Subir Roy Chowdhury

Mr. Subir Roy Chowdhury

Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO)

Mr. Subir is an alumnus of INSEAD (Advanced Management Program) and PGDHRM from IISWBM – Kolkata with B.Com (Hons) from Kolkata University. He has a versatile experience of 23 years in HR function. He has joined Satin in April 2016 as Chief Human Resource Officer. Before joining SCNL, he worked with Magma Fincorp Ltd as Head – Business & Corporate HR where he has initiated the competence framework, Talent Management, Succession Planning, PMS & Total Rewards. He has earlier worked with ICICI Securities Ltd, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Ltd, Magma Leasing Ltd, Wacker Metroark Chemicals Ltd and Kotak Securities.

Mr. Amarjit Singh

Chief Audit Officer

Mr. Amarjit Singh holds an eminent MBA degree in Finance from the prestigious FMS-Delhi and a B.Com from SGTB Khalsa College, Delhi. He is a seasoned Banker with more than 32 years of expertise in Operations and Retail Banking. A strategic and enthusiastic business leader having extensive knowledge spread across the horizons of portfolio management, risk management, cross- selling, branch banking operations, branch and ATM expansion, business development and sales management etc, he is also a motivational speaker. He has worked with Allahabad Bank, Axis Bank, Janalakshmi Financial Services and Jana Small Finance Bank. He has been associated in multiple leadership roles like Branch Head, Zonal Retail Liability Head, Circle Head-Punjab, Head Business Operations and Distribution Channels for Retail Asset & Credit Card Sales. His former assignment was with Capital Trust Ltd as its Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. K Thangaraju

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Thangaraju has done M.Com from Bharathidasan University, a financial services professional having over 22 years standing with varied experience in diverse conditions like setting up the retails distribution, Sales, Recovery, Credit for NBFC, Modern Bank and NBFC Micro Finance. He possess strong command in distribution network and worked for companies like Hindustan Financial Management Limited, Kotak Mahindra Bank(erstwhile ING Vysya Bank Limited), Fullerton India Credit Company Limited and his last assignment was with Jana Small Finance Bank.

Ms. Aditi Singh

Head - Strategy

Ms. Singh has more than 14 years of experience in the Financial services industry across several functions. At Satin, her area of work involves Strategic inputs for Management and managing key stakeholders, managing the existing as well as prospective shareholders, sectoral research coverage, integrated annual reports, and all the roles and responsibilities related to Investor Relations. Additionally, she also leads the PR and Communication and CSR and Social Performance Management in which she works on the right positioning of the company.

Prior to Satin, she has worked with CG Corp Global as Head M&A heading projects in Middle East, Africa, North America and South East Asia, UV Capital Pvt. Ltd, and IFCI Venture Capital Funds, where she attained diversified experience and led to her 360-degree understanding of the finance and business vertical.

She is a gold medalist in Economics (Hons.) from Banasthali Vidyapith and has done post-graduation in Management of Business Finance from the Indian Institute of Finance, Delhi.

Mr. Anil Kwatra

Head-Operational Excellence & Innovation

With a PGPM in Marketing and a B.COM from MD University, Rohtak, Mr. Kwatra has spent 14+ years in the Microfinance and Life insurance space. He holds expertise in setting up business and distribution models. Prior to joining Satin in May 2017, he has worked with organisations like Bharat Financial Inclusion Ltd, Max life Insurance, Indiabulls Financial Services and ICICI Prudential Life Insurance playing key roles in Sales, Training & Operations verticals. Before taking the charge as Head-Operational Excellence & Innovation, he had served as a Business Head for the states of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan at Satin.

Mr. Sunil Yadav

Head – Information Technology

With a Masters in Computer Science from Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar, Mr. Sunil Yadav has spent over 12 years in the Banking and Finance industry and across its various functions. He also holds a certificate in Artificial Intelligence from IIT Roorkee.

He joined SATIN in 2016 as Solution Architect and, currently as Head of Technology, he has been spearheading the digital transformation and has been instrumental in building a self-sustaining, high-calibre technology team responsible for building in-house futuristic, state of the art solutions in line with the vision of the organization. Prior to this, he was working with Emvantage Payment Private Limited (Acquired by Amazon Payments) & Signet Payments (Acquired by IRCTC), responsible for leading the architecture of various technology solutions catering to the payment gateway and Fintech ecosystem.

Mr. Vipul Sharma

Company Secretary & Compliance Officer

Mr. Vipul Sharma is a B.Com and an Associate Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He has vast exposure in complying with the requirements of Company Laws, SEBI, and RBI-related matters. Mr. Sharma has more than 11 years of experience in the field of Secretarial Compliances, Corporate Governance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Stakeholders Management, Board Management, and ESOP matters. He is associated with Satin Creditcare Network Limited since May 2020 and is presently designated as General Manager – Secretarial before his appointment as Company Secretary & Compliance Officer. He has handled the maiden Rights Issue of Partly Paid Shares successfully along with other Secretarial and Legal matters of the Company. In his previous assignments, Mr. Sharma worked as Company Secretary and Compliance Officer of Bhilwara Green Energy Limited (Hero Group Company) and Hero Wind Energy Private Limited, Deputy Manager in Jubilant Life Sciences Limited, and Company Secretary in Jaypee Group Companies.

Mr. Dhiraj Jha

Chief Risk Officer

Mr. Dhiraj Jha is a Financial Risk Professional having over 17 years of experience with a varied skill base in the field of Portfolio Management, Risk Analytics and Management, Project Management, Risk Assessment/Quantification and Business Process Re-engineering. At Satin, he spearheads the Risk Management vertical for the company.

Prior to Satin, he has worked with Allahabad Bank and State Bank of India. He possesses a strong inclination toward automation in the Financial Industry using modern techniques/tools of Data Science.

His educational background includes a Bachelor in Computer Application, Post Graduate in Economics and PG Diploma in Financial Advising. He is also a Certificated Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB) and Financial Risk Management (FRM) certificate holder of GARP-USA.