Co-founder & Joint Managing Director
Shivashish Chatterjee is a Co-Founder of the DMI Group where he is a driving force behind the group’s vision and strategy.
A 25-year veteran of international financial markets, Shiv brings a wealth of experience in Global Fixed-Income trading and analytics that complements and informs DMI’s activities. Shiv spent the vast majority of his Wall Street days at Salomon Brothers, a storied fixed-income powerhouse that was eventually acquired by Citigroup Inc. One of the youngest-ever Managing Directors at Salomon Brothers and Citigroup Inc., Shiv held a wide variety of positions spanning core research in interest rate and prepayment modeling to trading a range of interest rate derivatives and mortgage-backed securities. He became Co-Head of all securitized products trading in North America in 2004 before leaving in 2008 to start DMI.
He graduated from Harvard University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts degree, Magna Cum Laude in Applied Mathematics. He is very active in Harvard alumni activities in NY City including serving on the Schools Committee for the Greater NYC area. Shiv is very passionate about technology and is an active angel investor in technology startups.
Yuvraja C. Singh
Co-founder & Joint Managing Director
Yuvraja C. Singh is co-founder of the DMI Group, where he is jointly responsible for all aspects of the firm’s activities.
Mr. Singh brings over two decades of experience in finance to his role, with an expertise in fixed income structuring, trading and risk management. He began his career in the risk management department at Commodities Corporation, a leading commodity and futures trading firm, now a part of Goldman Sachs. In 1995, he moved to Wall Street, trading mortgage-backed securities at Lehman Brothers and eventually running the firm’s mortgage derivatives desk. In 2000, he took on a new challenge and followed his entrepreneurial passion, becoming partner at Compro Technologies, a small software development firm in India. In 2003, Mr. Singh returned to Wall Street and joined the Fixed Income Department at Citigroup, where as a Managing Director he oversaw the agency CMO fixed rate and IO/PO trading Desks.
Mr. Singh is a graduate from Princeton University’s class of 1994, with a B.A in Economics. He currently serves on the Board of Governors of The British School in New Delhi and on the Founders Council of the MS Chadha Center for Global India at Princeton University. He lives in New Delhi with his family.
Chief Risk Officer, Housing Finance
Rajul oversees credit and risk for DMI Housing Finance.
National merit scholar with over 26 years of exposure across P & L Management, credit, loan life cycles and operational risk management, Rajul has specialized in affordable housing. Prior to DMI, he has worked with HDFC Ltd, ICICI Bank, Fullerton India, India Shelter and DCB Bank.
He has a Masters in International Business from DAVV, Indore.
Chief Financial Officer
Jatinder Bhasin has overall responsibility for the finance, accounting and compliance functions of the DMI Group.
With over twenty years of finance and operations experience, Jatinder has an extensive background in strategic planning, general management, corporate finance, controllership, financial planning and analysis, tax, operations and risk management. Prior to joining DMI, Jatinder spent over 18 years with General Electric, where he was richly exposed to several businesses (Capital, Global Operations, Energy, Lighting) in different stages of growth cycle in both developed & emerging economies across US, Europe and Asia. Amongst many roles, Jatinder was the Chief Financial Officer for their Money Servicing business (with operations in India, Philippines and Guatemala) and was also heading senior project management role for Global Operations across Asia Pacific.
Jatinder graduated with Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering in India, before completing MBA (Finance) and MS (Operations Management) from US. He is also a graduate of GE’s prestigious Corporate Audit Staff and Financial Management Programs.
Chief Growth Officer
Abhinav Bhushan leads Business Development in Wholesale Lending for DMI Finance.
He has over 14 years of experience in leading transaction teams. Prior to joining DMI, he has successfully managed the complete life cycle of two real estate funds, from raising and deploying capital to exiting the investments. Previously the CEO for Private Equity at Essel Finance, he has also worked with Knight Frank and ICICI Bank.
He has an MBA (Finance) from ICFAI Business School, Mumbai.
Head of Digital Consumer and SME Finance
Arindam Das leads the Digital Consumer and SME Finance businesses at DMI Finance.
Arindam Das has close to two decades of experience in various verticals including Business Development, Product, Distribution, Operations, Risk Management and Audit. He has conceptualized, built and scaled large teams in Consumer, SME and Corporate Lending through Branch & Non-Branch based platforms. Prior to DMI, he was at Citibank, Merrill Lynch, India Infoline and Capital First. He had an entrepreneurial stint as Co-Founder of On Demand local services market place.
He is an Economics graduate with an MBA from K J Somaiya, Mumbai.
Head of Real Estate Lending
Vivek Gupta oversees the real estate lending business of DMI Finance.
He has almost 15 years of experience with more than a decade in real estate. Prior to joining DMI, he was part of the Transaction Real Estate Advisory Group at Ernst & Young, where he was responsible for structuring Public Private Partnerships and advising clients on the feasibility of real estate projects. He started his professional career at Tally Solutions before joining ICICI Bank, first as a Credit Manager in its Home Loan Division and subsequently, as a consultant in its Real Estate Advisory practice.
He is a CA (2004), CFA and an alumni of IIM Bangalore.
Group Head of Human Resources
Pooja Malik has overall responsibility for Human Resource management for the DMI Group.
A seasoned HR professional, with a successful track record in strategic HR leadership positions, including end-to-end HR Management in varied cultures and industries, Pooja Malik designs and implements initiatives related to HR transformation strategies, talent and performance, compensation, R&R programs, talent acquisition & sourcing, talent development and engagement programs across functions and levels, etc.
Head of Corporate Lending
Anshuman Malur oversees the corporate lending business of DMI Finance.
With over 15 years of experience in restructuring, leveraged loans and high yield bonds, he specializes in leveraged and acquisition finance. Prior to DMI Finance, he was associated with the World Bank and Morgan Stanley in various capacities.
He is a management Graduate from Princeton and London Business School.
Chief Partnerships Officer
Anmol Nayyar manages strategic relationships for the DMI Group, in addition to which he has other key responsibilities across DMI Group businesses.
With over 15 years of experience in advisory and financial services and as an entrepreneur, Anmol started his career as a lawyer helping build the India practice at Ashurst in London, after which he was an entrepreneur in financial services, building cross border Europe-India platforms in private equity and investment banking before joining DMI.
He graduated from Reed College in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Phi Beta Kappa) and holds the degree of Juris Doctor from the Northwestern College of Law. He is an active angel investor and an advisor to the UK Government in relation to entrepreneurship globally.
Chief Technology Officer
Saurabh Nigam oversees IT Operations and leads initiatives in IT solutions for the DMI Group.
He has over 20 years of experience managing IT functions in the financial services sector. Prior to joining DMI, he served as the Director IT of CRISIL Limited and has also worked at Computer Age Management Services, Tata Consultancy Services, HCL Technologies and Scandent Solution. He has the distinction of being named amongst the Top 100 Future CIOs of India in 2013 by IT NEXT magazine.
He has a Masters Degree in Engineering and Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Science (I.I.Sc), Bangalore.
Business Head, Housing Finance
Soumojeet Sengupta oversees sales and business development for DMI Housing Finance.
He has over 25 years of experience, in sales, business development, P&L management, setting up of distribution channels across industries including affordable housing. Prior to DMI Soumojeet worked with, DCM Toyota, EDPL, Volvo India, Magma Fincorp Ltd., L&T Finance. He is a science graduate.
Group Chief Legal Officer
Durgesh Singh leads the legal verticals across the DMI Group.
He has over 12 years of experience in leading teams and closing domestic and cross border corporate and commercial transactions of significant deal value. Prior to DMI, he has been a career law firm lawyer and was a Partner at Link Legal India Law Services. He has also worked at Dua Associates at Delhi and Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff Co. in Mumbai.
He is a graduate in science from St. Stephen’s College and graduate in law from Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi. A regular speaker at conferences and seminars, he has several international publications to his credit.