Mr. Kartick Biswas is the director of Uttrayan Financial Services Pvt. Ltd and associated with microfinance and capacity development related activities for the last 17 years. He is an expert in SHGs, JLGs, rural appraisal, finance, funds, operations and project monitoring. He understands & well manages business plan. He was part of the core team, which set up and built Uttrayan from inception. As the Head of Uttrayan, his role included building and growing the company’s portfolio in these sectors. He has good leadership qualities and can lead and represent the organization in all areas. He has enriched his knowledge by attending different programmes and seminars on this field organized by different leading institutions for institutional development. Training imparted from RMK, NMDFC- New Delhi, Planet Finance, EDA and Care India. He was recently selected to participates in the Harvard Business School - Accion Program on " Strategic Leadership on Inclusive Finance", Boston, USA. He is a certified participant in IIM-A SIDBI Programme on Challenges of Managing Inclusive Finance in India held at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabd during November 2017.He is also a Board Member of AMFI-WB.
Mr. Apu Dhar is a veteran in the microfinance industry with an extensive stint for more than a decade at the apex . He has extensive exposure in all areas of microfinance – field activity, finance, accounts , operations. He have attended different programmes and seminars in microfinance. He has specialized knowledge and experience in operation having capability to lead bigger teams. He is expert in delinquency management. He have also experience in providing training and works as a faculty member for in-house training of Uttrayan.
Mr. Choudhury is a Banking and Financial Services Professional with over 35 years of experience with UCO Bank. He led and managed corporate credit, treasury and investment activities of Bank. He was in charge of Industrial Finance Branch as Chief Manager and Assistant General Manager. He has immense knowledge in Banking and Financial sector. He also spent 14 years as Faculty member in several reputed Colleges and Institutions of India e.g. Bank’s Central Staff College and NEIBM, Guwahati. He is an extra-ordinary scholar and has magnificent academic records. He is a Post-graduate in Physics and done CAIIB from Indian Institute of Bankers. His last assignment was with UCO bank as Deputy General Manager.
He retired as Sr. Vice President (Eastern Zone) from Axis Bank Ltd. He has long time experience in Financial & Banking sector with vast knowledge in Risk Management on modern banking & SME financing system. He also has a strong capability to train on risk management services for funding.
He is engaged with Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI). Having wide experience for over 21 years in development Banking and worked in various capacities in various branches, Regional Offices and Head Office. Looked after various departments including Credit. He has been appointed as the Nominee Director of Uttrayan Financial Services Private Limited, Kolkata representing SIDBI since 15th January, 2019. He also holds directorship in other company. His education qualifications includes M. Com, Master of Finance & Control, CAIIB and CFA.