IFR Asia Outlook for Indian Borrowers Roundtable 2016: Participants
Export-Import Bank of India
David Rasquinha is deputy managing director at Export-Import Bank of India responsible for project exports, trade finance, lines of credit, treasury and risk management. He has held a range of positions since joining the bank in 1985, serving as the bank’s resident representative in Washington, DC from 1999 to 2004. Rasquinha has also served on several working groups set up by the Reserve Bank of India.
Anjan Ghosh is chief ratings officer at ICRA Ltd. He is responsible for ratings in the corporate and infrastructure sector, covering both bank loan ratings as well as debt ratings. He has also served on deputation at the London office of Moody’s Investors Service. Before joining ICRA, he worked at Tata Steel.
Philippe Ahoua is head of treasury client solutions for the Asia Pacific region at the International Finance Corporation, the private-sector lending arm of the World Bank. He joined the IFC in 1995 in the treasury department, and earlier worked at Bank of America in Washington DC and ED&F Mann Group in London. He is based in Singapore.
Moody’s Investors Service
Vikas Halan is senior credit officer for the corporate finance group of Moody’s Investors Service in Asia. Based in Singapore, he specialises in analyzing South and Southeast Asian corporates in the oil & gas, resources and transportation industries. Before joining Moody’s, he worked for JP Morgan in Hong Kong as a capital markets and ratings advisor for APAC clients.
Sanjay Guglani is CEO of fund management company Silverdale Capital. In a varied career, he has been instrumental in creating offshore equity and credit derivatives markets for mid-cap Indian corporates, and started his entrepreneurial career as the founder of Saksham Group in India, one of the country’s largest proprietary/managed accounts fund managers. Earlier, Guglani helped set up capital market ventures for GE Capital and managed one of the largest cash-futures arbitrage books in India.
Nipa Sheth is the founding director of Trust Group. Under her leadership, Trust Group has grown from being a distribution house of debt products in 2001 to a fully fledged investment bank providing services across origination, intermediation, advisory and fund management and distribution.