Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the Shriram Asset Management Company Limited consists of the following eminent persons:


Mr. Prabhakar D. Karandikar holds an M.A and a DBM from Pune along with an M.Sc. from London School of Economics. He joined the Indian Administrative Service in the year 1973 and retired voluntarily in the year 2007. He has an overall experience of over 3 decades spanning over his extensive career in Maharashtra State Government, Govt. of India, Public Sector Management, Investment Banking and Finance.

Mr. Prabhakar D. Karandikar has been Awarded - President’s Medal (1982) by Government of India - National Citizens’ Award (1992) by National Citizens’ Committee, New Delhi - Udyog Ratna Award (1993) by Institute of Economic studies, New Delhi, - Special Award (2004-2005, 2005-2006) by NABARD Maharashtra Region, Pune - Lifetime Achievement Award by Top Management Consortium, Pune.

Managing Director

Mr. Akhilesh Kumar Singh is a B. Tech from IIT Kharagpur and a PGDM from IIM Bangalore. He has had a rich professional career of over 32 years out of which the last 24 years have been in the Financial Services sector. He has been associated with Shriram Group since 1994, starting his career as President of Shriram City Union Finance Limited. During his association with the Group, he has handled responsibilities of Managing Directorship of Shriram City Union Limited and Shriram Insight Share Brokers Limited. Currently, he is the Managing Director of Shriram Asset Management Company Limited and Shriram Credit Company Limited.

He is on the Board of Shriram Insight Share Brokers Ltd, Shriram Fortune Solutions Ltd., Shriram Financial Products Solutions (Chennai) Pvt. Ltd., Shriram Wealth Advisors Ltd. and Insight Commodities and Futures Pvt. Ltd. He has acquired the ranging functional experience of setting up new businesses in a highly competitive environment.


Mr. R. Sundara Rajan is associated with the Company from April 01, 2007. He is a Mechanical Engineer from Jadavpur University and an MBA from Indian Institute of Management (Ahmedabad). He is a Chartered Engineer and an Associate of Insurance Institute of India. He has overall experience of 33 years in various fields like Pharmaceutical, Consumer Product Marketing etc.

He had served as Executive VP & Executive Director with Matrix Laboratories Ltd., as Managing Director in Medicorp Technologies Ltd. and also as Managing Director in Medispan Ltd. Presently he is working as Consultant to Shriram Conglomerate, Chennai, Manipal Acunova Ltd. He is a member on the Boards of other companies as Director.


Mrs. Jayashree Mahesh is a BE (ECE) from Anna University, Chennai, and a PGDM from Indian Institute of Management (Gold Medalist), Bangalore. She is a management professional with over 30 years of rich experience in the areas of Financial Modelling, Project and Corporate Finance.

She was associated with ICICI Limited from 1991 to 2001. Thereafter, she worked with ICICI Bank Limited as Chief Manager from the year 2001 to 2006. Currently, she is working with Shriram Foundation managing Corporate Social Responsibility Projects. She also consults in the areas of financial modelling, equity valuation and risk management. She works closely with NBFCs and is familiar with regulatory development in the NBFC and microfinance space.


Mr. Dhruv Mehta is an A.C.A from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and AICWA from The Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India.

He has overall experience of 32 years in the field of finance and financial services and has served as an independent financial advisor for over 15 years. He is a member on the Boards of other companies as Director.


Mr. Arindom Mukherjee is a B.Tech (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, and did his Post Graduation in Business Administration from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, with specialisation in Finance and Quantitative Area.

He has an overall experience of 36 years. Mr. Mukherjee has had an extensive career in corporate planning and strategy formulation. He has also acquired experience in wide areas such as Finance, Accounts, Personnel & Administration, Manufacturing and Marketing etc. He has served as Chairman and Managing Director of Andrew Yule & Company Limited, a Central Public Sector Enterprise under the Department of Heavy Industries, Ministry of Industries and Public Enterprises. He served as the Independent External Monitor of Hindustan Copper Limited for 5 years ending 2015. Presently, he is a part-time faculty of ICFAI Business School (IBS), Kolkata.


Mr. Khisti Ranjan Das holds a Master’s degree in Financial Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, has done MA (History) and LLB from Utkal University and CAIIB from Indian Institute of Bankers.

He has overall experience of 37 years. Mr. Das had an extensive career in Reserve Bank of India. He has also served as a Nominee Director of Reserve Bank of India on the Board of Syndicate Bank and also on the Board of Koraput Anchalik Gramya Bank and Kalahandi Anchalik Gramya Bank. Before joining RBI he worked as an Assistant Administrative Officer with the Oriental Insurance Company Ltd at Mumbai. He retired as Regional Director of Reserve Bank India for Andhra Pradesh and Telengana especially during the troubled days of separation. He also served as Regional Director of Reserve Bank of India, Kanpur for the states of UP and Uttara Khand. Presently he is on the Board of Kerala Ayurveda Ltd.