A Business & Management Consultant providing various structured and strategic inputs to Entrepreneurs, Start-ups and SMEs. Prior to setting up his Management Consulting Practice, he was involved in the Banking and Financial Services Industry for close to 18 years with Industry Leaders.
He was associated with Kotak Mahindra Bank as Senior Vice President and Business Head for Infrastructure Finance Division (IFD) which he initiated as a Product Head in 2003 and built a strong Profit Centre with a team upwards of 120 encompassing all functions. The Infrastructure Finance Division of Kotak Mahindra Bank had leadership position during his tenure. His key expertise include among others hands on experience in handling Commercial Business Banking including wholesale and trade products for Infrastructure and Logistics businesses.
He has entrepreneurial exposure of having started a NBFC focused on Microfinance from April 2010 to September 2011, he exited the business after having been a Director and CFO and thereafter closely worked with a Society providing Education and Skillset Financing as a Strategy Consultant for Business Partnerships and Compliance.
Currently he is a Director in Avant Finwise Pvt Ltd., and also has a Directorship in a Company promoted for Artificial Intelligence in the Healthcare space. He is also an advisor in a start-up Company promoted for Solar Asset Management. These are pursuits as part of his professional engagement as a Management Consultant.
Academically, Ramakrishnan possesses Executive MBA from IIM Bangalore and PG in Commerce and PGD in Financial Management.
Ramakrishnan’s interests are in Mentoring early stage Companies and entrepreneurs and closely works with a Management Consulting Company in this space.