Our Leadership Team possesses the skills, expertise and experience to provide support to business objectives, client service and dedication towards the company’s goal to be the torch bearer in the lives of many unbanked families.


Uma Shankar Yadav

Zonal Head
Uma Shankar has more than eighteen years of experience in Micro finance. He is an MBA in Rural Management and a Post Graduate in Social Science. He has been a part of several in-house as well as International trainings in micro finance organized in Bangladesh, Nepal, Philippines.

Vikas Patel

Zonal Head
Vikas has an overall experience of ten years in Micro Finance sector. He has completed his Masters in Commerce. Prior to joining SVCL, Vikas has worked with renowned organizations like Basix and Sonata.

Krishna Gopal Gupta

Senior Manager - Banking & Partnership
Krishna has completed his Post Master (M. Phil.) in NRM from Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal and has also done his MBA in Rural Management from G. B. Pant Social Science Institute, a recognized and well known social research and management institution in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. He has an extensive exposure of handling operations for various MFIs. Krishna has developed BC/Partnership framework with detailed implementation plan (DIP) for proper execution of projects. He has partner management skills for operational and technical aspects and also has an experience of working with NGOs, MFIs, Banks and government agencies.

Abinash Kumar Jha

Sr. Manager – Monitoring & Supervision
Abinash Abinash holds a degree in MBA – Finance from B. R. Ambedkar University, Muzaffarpur, U.P. and currently pursuing CA Final and CIA from North America. He has over 13 years experience in Audit & Finance and has more than 7 years in Micro Finance sector. Prior to SVCL, he has worked with Janalakshmi Micro Finance, Saija Micro Finance etc. At SVCL, he is handling Monitoring & Supervision Department.

Devnath Mishra

Zonal Manager
Devnath is a B.A. Graduate from Allahabad University and holds a diploma in rural management. He has over 10 years experience in the field of Micro Finance. Prior to joining SVCL, he has worked with Sonata Finance Pvt Ltd and JLG.

Sanchiyta Narula

Sr. Manager – CS
Sanchiyta is a Commerce graduate from Delhi University and a fellow member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Sanchiyta has over 6 years experience in Transaction advisory and documentation, due diligence, forming legal opinions etc. Prior to SVCL, she has worked as a KMP for Den Snapdeal TV Shop, Mynd Solutions Pvt Ltd & Patanjali Associates. At SVCL, she is handling Company Secretary Compliances.

Mahender Gupta

VP – F & A
Mahender is a commerce graduate from Kirorimal College and CA from ICAI, Delhi, Mahender has over 18 years experiencein Accounts, Taxation, Budgeting etc. Prior to joining SVCL, he has worked with Almondz Global Securities Ltd. &Ratnapriya Impex Pvt Ltd.

Sanjay Sharma

Sr. Manager – IT
Sanjay holds Master’s degree in Information Technology, DOEACC B Level Certification & MCTS certification. He has over 10 years of progressive experience in enterprise software development, implementation, training & managing people. Prior to joining SVCL, he has worked with Paramarsh Infomatics Pvt Ltd as a Sr. Software Engineer.

Meena Sheoran

Manager - HR
Meena is an MBA graduate with specialization in Human Resources. She was previously employed with a software Company having over 5.6 years of experience in Human Resource Management. Proficient in overseeing the entire HR process including human resource planning, recruitments, salary administration, employee welfare and general administration. Deftness in maintaining harmonious relations among management and employees through efficient administration and resolution of employees’ grievances

Alka Shrivastava

Manager - Administration
Alka has more than nine years of experience in Microfinance sector under the Administration role. She also has an experience of handling HR, training & client grievance along with administration. Prior to joining SVCL, Alka has worked with renowned micro finance firms- SONATA and Mimoza Enterprises Finance. She has completed her PGDBM in HR from Ewing Christian College, Allahabad and recently also completed her LLB from KANPUR UNIVERSITY.

Mahima Pandey

Nodal Officer – Grievance
Mahima is an MBA professional with six years of enriched experience in microfinance industry. She was previously working with a leading MFI Cashpor Micro Credit and has handled & managed different HR functions. She has expertise in handling Client grievances & providing quick resolution to them. Currently, at SVCL, she is leading & managing Client Grievance Redressal department.