Anil Sivadas,  President

Anil is a visionary leader, with over 25 years of management experience. A true entrepreneur by spirit, he has consistently guided the company with his exceptional aptitude for innovation and strategic direction.

Through his career, he has garnered many years of multi-sectoral experience in manufacturing, IT services, consulting and investment management. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering and a Master’s degree in Business Administration.

Having started many successful ventures on his own, he is aware of the problems an entrepreneur encounters and has developed a system of markers and indices that allows an entrepreneur to grow his business successfully through minimum intervention. He has an innate ability to find the simplest root cause for even the most complex of problems and is an ardent proponent of the win-win methodology to resolve any negotiation.

Ravi Sankar, Chief Executive Officer

Ravi Sankar is an enterprising leader, with over 30 years of senior management and entrepreneurial experience. Before joining Fonds Nikkel, Ravi founded and led a BPO services company for 15 years.

A mechanical engineering graduate, Ravi has also done the Management Program for Technologists from IIM, Bangalore. He is also an experienced Management Auditor.

 

Always cheerful and fun-loving, pushing the envelope also comes naturally to him. It is his intrinsic nature to question stereotypes and to seek unique ways of approaching a problem and finding solutions that no one else has considered.

Sujit Mathew, Chief Operating Officer

Sujit Mathew is an Economics graduate with a Master of Management Studies from BITS, Pilani.

His versatility comes from his 34 years of industry experience which includes 12 years in Manufacturing and Distribution Management, 12 years in Construction and Engineering Management, 4 years in Retail and Trading and 6 years in Healthcare and Education.

He also contributed as a Board Member for 5 Years, working closely with the CEO and CFO to grow the various companies under the Group.

His areas of expertise include Manufacturing, Materials Management, Financial Management, Information Technology, Human Resources, Strategy & Planning to name a few.

He has been associated with companies like Eicher Goodearth Ltd, Hindustan Unilever, Bahwan Engineering Co. LLC, AJM Kooheji group Bsc, KIMS healthcare Pvt Ltd, St. John's national academy of health sciences.

Maj Gen Sanjeev Narain, AVSM (Retd), Principal Consultant - Performance Management

Sanjeev has had a distinguished career spanning approximately four decades in the Indian Army. He has held illustrious command, staff and instructional appointments. He commanded in active combat as also disaster management endowing him with exceptional qualities in leadership, planning, management, and administration. His selfless services during the Kerala Floods were applauded by the Chief Minister.

His command assignments gave him a deep insight into appreciation of fast emerging situations, analysis of rapidly flowing information, risk analysis, and quick decision making. He has gained valuable experience of functioning in an international environment as a result of his services as a UN Military Observer in Iraq-Kuwait as also defense cooperation efforts of the Indian Army including training of foreign students.

Having attended all possible career courses based on merit he concurrently attained the degrees of M Sc (Defence Studies), M Phil (Defence and Management Studies) and M Phil (Defence and Strategic Studies). He has held prestigious instructional and training assignments. In recognition, he was awarded the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal by the President of India.

Wilfred Fernandes,  Principal Consultant

Wilfred is an industry leader with more than 28 years of diverse experience. He holds a degree in Engineering and a degree from IIM, Bangalore. He has been associated with  BPL Soft Energy Systems Ltd & BPL Ltd and has also steered Enventure Engineering LLP as it's Managing Director.

He has an incredible ability to compartmentalize complex processes and is constantly finding ways to help improve efficiencies, save time and reduce aggravation. His expertise lies in Business Development & Management, Customer Orientation & Leadership, Manufacturing, R&D, Engineering, Supply Chain and Quality Management to name a few.

Ajay Jain, Principal Consultant

Ajay is a seasoned Theory of Constraints Practitioner having been trained by the Founder of Theory of Constraints (TOC) and renowned Management Guru - Dr. Eliyahu Goldratt himself and his team. He holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT Mumbai. He is Certified by the Theory of Constraints – International Certification Organization (TOC-ICO) as a Theory of Constraints expert in the areas of Operations, Supply Chain and Distribution, and Project Management. He is also a Certified Corporate Director by the UK based World Council for Corporate Governance.

His strength lies in implementing TOC practices in large and complex organizations and in the process of bringing in large cost savings and efficiencies in client organizations.

 

Ajay Talwar

A chartered accountant by profession with around 36+ years of experience in finance, accounts and related areas. A large part of this (18 years) was in the Indian corporate environment in diverse business activities such as manufacturing, turnkey projects & non-banking finance. Thereafter he spent around 17 years with one of the largest groups in the Sultanate of Oman at corporate level. The group was engaged in trading/manufacturing activities in Electronics, Building Materials, IT & ITES, Projects & Telecom, Pharmaceuticals & related products, Furniture, Shipping & Transport, Steel Fabrication etc. Lastly in August 2015, had joined Oman based group for setting up their start-up operations in the UAE.

Syed Ziauddin Nehri

A competent professional with 40 years of experience in Project Execution, Planning, Management, Construction Operations, Multiservice maintenance, Quality Management, HSE Management, Team Management, and Statutory Compliance, etc. His expertise is in spearheading Construction Projects involving method engineering, development, contract administration, resource planning with a flair for adopting modern construction technologies in compliance with quality and HSE standards. Effective team leader leading by example, trainer, mentor, and a motivator having ability to integrate efforts of team members to generate the highest productivity levels. Self-driven, disciplined, focussed, and motivated with strong analytical and troubleshooting skills. 

Tathagata Mukhopadhyay

Tathagata Mukhopadhyay is an M Tech in Petroleum Engineering from IIT (ISM) Dhanbad. He worked in Oil and Gas Operations with renowned E&P operators like ONGC and Hitech Drilling. Later he switched over to Project Management in India and the Middle East for EPC and Construction Companies like L&T, Cairn Energy, and Bahwan Engg LLC, Oman. 

Driving Profits North

Third Floor, Surya Chambers,
124 HAL Airport Road,
Bengaluru – 560017
Karnataka, India.
Tel : +91 80 4116 1000

Email:info@fondsnikkel.com