SVCL is governed by six-member Board of Directors, each a name to reckon with in their respective fields of expertise. Mr. Surinder Singh Kohli serves as Chairman; Mr. Sunil Sachdev and Mr. Vijay Parekh function as Promoter-Directors; Mr. Rakesh Arora and Ms. Geetima Das Krishna serve as Independent Directors; Mr. S. P. Singh functions as Nominee Director. Experienced in building businesses and leading large organizations, this seasoned and experienced Board provides astute support and guidance to the SVCL management team.

Mr. Surinder Singh Kohli
Chairman and Independent Director
Mr. Kohli has an extensive experience as a banker. He has held the positions of Chairman and Managing Director of Punjab & Sind Bank and Punjab National Bank. During his chairmanship, he undertook total transformation of the banks; PNB became a techno-savvy bank by implementing core banking solution and introducing various technology-based products and services. In addition, he has also served as the Managing Director and Chairman of Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), Punjab & Sind Bank and India Infrastructure Finance Company.
Mr. Kohli also held the chairmanship of Indian Banks’ Association, a forum for promoting the interest of banks for two terms and has chaired several committees associated with financial sector policy. A recipient of several awards including the Wharton-Infosys Ltd “Enterprise Transformation Award for Technology”. He has taken directorship in various institutions in India including IDFC, IIFCL, Reliance Infrastructure and BSES Yamuna & BSES Rajhdhani Power Ltd.

Mr. Vijay Parekh

Promoter Director
Mr. Vijay Parekh, is Founder, Chairman and CEO of Vans Pte Ltd., an investment company focused on the financial services, healthcare, building materials, and technology sectors. He has over 30 years of experience leading multinational corporations in the financial industry. Prior to Vans, Mr. Parekh has held a number of key leadership positions at leading global financial institutions. Most recently, he was COO - SMD, Chief Operating Officer and Senior Managing Director at Temasek Holdings and Director of Fullerton Financial Holdings in Singapore. Prior to Temasek, Mr. Parekh held key leadership positions with American Express, including President - International American Express and Vice Chairman of American Express Bank.

Mr. Sunil Sachdeva

Promoter Director
Mr. Sunil Sachdeva, Co-founder, is a socially driven entrepreneur having in-depth experience in setting up various projects with outstanding achievements. “Medanta, the Medicity” an Asia famous hospital with state of art medical facilities is one of the ventures running successfully, helping society at large.
Mr. Sachdeva, as a visionary entrepreneur, had helped society with first public private partnership in water distribution in Haryana. His other business ventures are into financial services, infrastructure development, technology and hospitality, flourishing at national and international levels.

Mr. Rakesh Arora

Independent Director
Mr. Rakesh Arora, is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has worked in Finance and taxation for more than two decades. Mr. Arora is currently associated as Group CFO with the SAS group, providing guidance in laying down systems and procedures for Accounts and Finance function. He steers the organization by providing direction in terms of taxation, audit, accounts and financial consultancy.

Mr. S. P. Singh

Nominee Director
Mr. S. P. Singh is the General Manager at SIDBI and has more than two decade of experience in the areas of Development Banking, Credit Administration, evolving of structured products, portfolio Management, Profit centre operations, and Relationship Management in the financial service sector.

Ms. Geetima Das Krishna

Independent Director
Geetima Das has more than two decades of experience in research and teaching. She is currently a research scholar at Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. Until recently, she was leading the macro-economic research unit in Centre for Policy Research. Prior to this, she also worked for Reliance Capital and Pipal. She holds a Master’s in Computer Engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology, USA; MBA from New York and BE from Assam Engineering College.