Our People

Board of Directors of Trustees Co.

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Milan Ganatra

Associate Trustee

Milan has been associated with the wealth and asset management industry through his company Miles Software Solutions Pvt Ltd, a company he founded in March 1999. At Miles, Milan has been pioneering strategy, product marketing, sales, services, and support of Miles solutions under the brand MoneyWare™; He has successfully defined and implemented a strong vision for Miles to make it amongst the leading provider of wealth and portfolio management solutions. Milan has deep domain knowledge on wealth management and wide experience in leveraging technological advancement for efficient investment management. Read More
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Laxmikant Gupta CA, CMA, FRM

Independent Trustee

Laxmikant has been part of the financial industry for over 15 years! Since 2007, he has been in leadership positions relating to Risk Management and Complianceat various AMC’s namely – Franklin Templeton (2002-07), Birla Sunlife (2007-09), ICICI Venture (2010-2015). He also worked with ICICI Bank, I-Sec, A F Ferguson & Co. Between Feb 2017 and September 2018, he was appointed as the Chief Regulatory Officer at the National Commodity Derivatives Exchanges Limited (NCDEX), a role where he was closely involved with Risk Management, Surveillance and Compliance functions. In addition, Laxmikant has worked on projects relating to review of Anti-bribery and Anti-corruption measures under the assignment and guidance from the World Bank. Read More
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Yogesh Parekh

Independent Trustee

Yogesh is an eminent entrepreneur who cofounded the Adfactors Group in the 1990s. In this capacity he was one of the leading innovators in the advertising & marketing of various financial instruments and has vast experience in design and structuring of complex financial products and of marketing them successfully to a diverse group of target investors in India & overseas. He has helped numerous entrepreneurs enter the capital market through Initial Public Offerings. He subsequently founded Crossnet Ventures and is currently engaged in setting up a cargo venture in the emerging aviation transportation sector. A sport aviation enthusiast, Yogesh is also a qualified pilot and was one of the founders of the Bombay Hang-Gliders Club and is a Life Member of the Bombay Flying Club. He was the pilot member of the 3-member team that designed, built & flew the first microlight aircraft in India. Leveraging the combination of his marketing and aviation skills, Mr Parekh pioneered the concept of aerial advertising in India, including banner towing, leaflet & flower dropping and helium & hot air balloons. He has also been involved in operations of aerial crop spraying, cloud seeding & aviation transport to inaccessible places. Read More
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Lancelot Joseph

Independent Trustee

Lancelot Joseph is a prominent and well-respected name in the world of Journalism. He has been associated with Business India since 2004 and is now designated as an Executive Editor. His specialization and strength has been balance sheet and equity analysis, and equity and commodity markets. Read More

Board of Directors of AMC

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Sandeep Tandon

CEO & Director

Sandeep is the founder & chief investment officer of the quant Group and has a vast experience of over 27 years in the capital markets. His journey in the money management business started in FY 1992-93 with GIC mutual fund (a JV partner with George Soros in India) where he was a trainee. He later joined IDBI Asset Management (now Principal Asset Management), where he was a founding member and was part of the core team that initialized the asset management business. He played a key role in devising, conceptualizing and marketing one of India’s most successful mutual fund schemes: IDBI I-NITS 95. Furthermore, Sandeep worked in pivotal positions at several reputed financial services firms including ICICI Securities (a JV partner with J P Morgan in India), Kotak Securities (a J V partner with Goldman Sachs in India) and REFCO (erstwhile global derivatives firm). He has also worked at the Economic Times Research Bureau (a research wing of Bennett, Coleman and Company Limited). Read More
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Rickson Rodricks

Director

Rickson is an M.B.B.S dropout turned Serial entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in varied sectors such as Internet business, Film productions, Hospitality, Currency and Commodity trading & Portfolio management services. He has been amongst the earliest Digital marketing trainers, SEO professionals & Growth hackers in India. Read More
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Deep Shukla

Director

For over a decade and half now, Deep has been engaged as consultant/retainer with significant number of Reputed Listed Companies, Foreign Companies and Private Companies. He is also associated with some of the entities in capacity of a Professional Director. Due to his various involvements as professional corporate law advisor, he has vast associations with various industry experts and professionals from wide range of disciplines like Solicitors, Advocates, Chartered Accountants and Cost Accountants. Deep is a Fellow Member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) and a Graduate of Bachelor of Commerce and Law (specialized as professional Corporate Law Advisor). His clientele is diverse and ranges from Agrotech to IT and BFSI to Logistics & Travel. Read More
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Shiv Shankar Tandon

Director

Shiv Shankar Tandon has an extensive experience of more than 36 years in the Banking sector. He worked at the State Bank of India (SBI) wherein he undertook various diversified assignments viz. Deputy Manager – Foreign Exchange, Development Officer - Personnel and Services Banking, Administration Officer – Rehabilitation of Sick Industries. He has deep knowledge of, and experience in, financial structuring, turnarounds, incubating new ventures and equity/debt raising coupled with very strong relationships with bankers, investors and key decision makers. Read More

Fund Manager & Key Personnel

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Ankit Pande

Money Manager: Focused on Valuation Analytics

Ankit has more than a decade of experience in Indian equities and is a top rated Money Manager in the Mutual fund Industry, after having started his career in core banking software with Infosys. As a technology analyst, he won the 2014 Thomson Reuters StarMine Analysts award for top ‘Industry Stock Picker’ in the Information Technology sector. He has worked with foreign institutional investors across APAC in a business development role and also ventured into seed stage fund raising activities in Hong Kong. Ankit is passionate about macroeconomic analysis and the Austrian business cycle theory, and loves challenging the status quo with critical thinking. Ankit holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree (Electronics & Telecommunications) from the University of Pune and completed his Master’s in Business Administration from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, being placed on the Dean’s List for outstanding academic performance and inducted in to the global Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) Honor Society as a lifetime member. Ankit received his CFA charter from the CFA Institute, USA, in 2015. Read More
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Sanjeev Sharma

Money Manager: Focused on Debt Analytics

Sanjeev brings along a rich and diverse experience in the Capital Markets of over 15 years to his role of a Money Manager. He has obtained an M.Com, PG Diploma in Business Administration (Finance) and Certified Treasury Manager (Forex & Risk Management). He has been associated with various schemes of quant mutual fund since 2005. Sanjeev specializes in analysis of credit risk and is responsible for monitoring and assessing investment opportunities across asset classes. He has a deep understanding of macroeconomic policies and its impact on the credit markets. Over the years, Sanjeev has built formidable relationships with key treasurers in the industry. In his spare time, Sanjeev enjoys reading, listening to music and traveling. Read More
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Vasav Sahgal

Money Manager: Focused on Valuation Analytics

Vasav is one of the youngest and most dynamic top rated Money Manager in the Mutual fund Industry. After clearing 3 levels of the CFA program, he started his journey with the quant Group as an investment analyst for equity as well as fixed income instruments. On a day to day basis, he is primarily responsible for equity asset allocation and credit research. Vasav is passionate about developing models using coding and has been deploying advanced data analytics in python for improved valuation analytics. Given his role, Vasav is the embodiment of our strategy – Adaptive Asset Allocation. In his spare time, Vasav enjoys drumming and reading financial literature extensively. Read More
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Mehul Soni

Money Manager: Focused on Valuation Analytics

Mehul started his journey with the quant group as an Investment Analyst. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant, has cleared all levels of Company Secretary Examinations and is a CFA Level II Candidate. Given his experience, strengths and leanings, at quant, Mehul is adorning the role of Money Manager and is primarily responsible for portfolio management using data analytics, equity research and improving risk management processes. He is a keen admirer of the evolving Fintech landscape and reads extensively about this area. Mehul brings a mint fresh approach to analysis and has played a key role in establishing complex automated systems for expanding our valuation and risk analytics toolkit. For Mehul, only measurable is reliable. He enjoys backpacking and biking amidst unexplored trails in his spare time. Read More
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Anupam Saxena

National Sales Head

Anupam has prolific experience of more than 20 years in the Mutual Fund Industry. He completed his post graduate in Management from SIESCOMS, a Certificate program in Business Strategy from IIM Kozhikode and was part of Ruth Cohn Leadership Program at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research. Before joining quant, Anupam has worked at leading Mutual Fund houses including DSP Blackrock MF, LIC MF and Motilal Oswal MF. Given his vast experience and qualifications, Anupam handles various responsibilities of Sales, Business Development and Internal Training programs. Read More
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Harshal Patel

CFO

Harshal is one the youngest CFO’s in the Mutual fund Industry. He has been working in the area of Finance, Taxation and Accounts for nearly a decade. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA). Harshal joined the quant group as part of the Finance & Accounts team. Today, he leads the team for building processes relating to budgeting, accounts management and MIS. Harshal is a sports enthusiast and also likes to read. Read More
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Shardul Gusain

Investor Relations Head

Shardul has been associated with the quant group since 2017. He has played a pivotal role in the customer service and investor relations department. Today, he is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of our contact center operations and handling investor requests. In sum, Shardul ensures that your interaction with quant is seamless! Outside of the office, he enjoys playing football and squash. Read More
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Sagar Shah

Compliance Officer & Company Secretary

Sagar is a methodical and process driven Compliance Officer and has diverse experience in Company Law, Stock Broking and NBFC sector. He is a qualified Company Secretary (ACS). Outside of drafting letters and ensuring quant complies with all the relevant regulations, he has a passion for establishing and monitoring processes for integrating regulatory policies with internal processes. Read More
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Varun Pattani

Varun thrives at providing a novel approach to risk management. He has completed all levels of Chartered Accountancy from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). In his role at quant, Varun is engaged in industry and stock research, macro analysis and implementation of FinTech in the organization. He is highly passionate about the financial markets and is a true believer of research-backed investing that helps in finding sustainable business models. For Varun, Analysis truly adds up! Read More
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