iFAST India Holdings Pte Ltd.
As the founding employee in July 2008 and after having served as the Managing Director of iFAST Financial India Pvt. Ltd. for over a decade, Rajesh now oversees the strategic aspects of iFAST’s business in India in the capacity as Vice Chairman of the Board of iFAST India Holdings, Singapore.
Rajesh has more than 18 years of work experience, 16 of which have been dedicated to the Indian financial markets, spanning treasury management, securitization, institutional sales and private wealth management. A considerable part of his work experience deals with personal finance-related transactional and advice platforms. His previous stints have been with well-known brands such as ICICI Bank and Fidelity Fund Management Pvt. Ltd.
Being an articulate speaker with a passion for training and imparting knowledge, he is naturally inclined to interact closely with mutual fund distributors and independent advisors, as well as investors, in their areas of interest. He has been a member of the Investment Advisors examination committee as well as Retirement Advisors examination committee of NISM and the working group constituted by SEBI for the Investment Advisor Regulations 2013. He has been featured on Forbes, writes columns for the Mint, Economic Times and other industry publications.
Rajesh graduated with a Masters in Business Administration (Finance) from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala. He is a Licensed International Financial Analyst (LIFA) charter holder from the International Research Association, Massachusetts. He has been conferred an honorary membership as a Chartered Wealth Manager (CWM) by the American Academy of Financial Management. A pioneer leader in the Indian fintech space, he was awarded with the 100 Top Most Influential BFSI Leaders citation at the World BFSI Congress in February 2018 and 50 Top Financial Services Marketing Professionals in November 2018
Rajesh enjoys music and also plays the drums and the Cajon.