Mr. Pradip Dubhashi

Chairman & Independent Director

Mr. Pradip Dubhashi has expertise in management consultancy and Finance related fields. Mr. Dubhashi holds a BE in Electrical Engineering and a post graduation in Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur. He held senior executive positions in SICOM, Mahindra Group and Venky Group. He has in depth knowledge of various industries such as, Engineering, Cement, Chemicals and Specialities, Software and Biotechnology. He has consulted for both Indian as well as foreign companies. He was also nominated on the Boards of Directors of various companies including as a nominee Director of financial institutions. He has attended several courses conducted by IIMA, IEEE, NCST, ASCI and others in advanced topics in Finance, Management and Technology areas.

Mr. N. Jayakumar

Managing Director

Mr. Jayakumar joined Prime Securities in 1992 . He holds a B.Tech Mechanical Engineering, IIT Delhi (1978-83) and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad (1983-85). Prior to joining Prime, he was head of the Corporate Finance and Merchant Banking Group at Citibank, having previously spent several years in Money Markets and Securities Trading.

He is a recognized Speaker on various Business TV channels and fora for Equity Research, Wealth Management, Private Equity, the Indian Economy and Stock Markets.

Among his other passions are compiling cryptic crossword puzzles, mentoring young adults, ten-pin bowling(represented India in the World Championships in Malaysia in 2003) and Hindi film music.

Mr. Vineet Suri

Executive Director

Vineet Suri is the Head of Corporate Finance & Investment Banking (including the Restructuring business) at Prime. He started his career with Citibank in Mumbai and London, and has over 20 years of Banking / Corporate Finance & Investment Banking experience, having worked with leading banks in Mumbai, London, Riyadh & Bahrain. Vineet's areas of focus have been Structured Finance, Capital Markets, M&A/Acquisition Financing, ABF, Project Advisory, Telecom Financing, Debt Syndications and Islamic Financing. Vineet has worked on and led numerous transactions for clients spread across India, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Vineet is a Chartered Accountant trained under Price Waterhouse, and a Bachelor of Commerce from Sydenham College of Commerce & Economics, Mumbai.

Mr. Anil Dharker

Independent Director

Anil Dharker holds degrees in Mathematics and Engineering from London University that led to a position on the academic staff of the University of Glasgow and as a consultant in a Mumbai architectural firm. He has been editor of the some of India’s best known publications, such as The Illustrated Weekly of India, The Independent and Mid-day. He has been a columnist for many of India’s leading newspapers such as The Times of India, The Economic Times, The Hindu and DNA. He has also been a columnist for Gulf News and Khaleej Times. He has also written for The Independent (London), The Scotsman (Edinburgh), The Glasgow Herald, Foreign Policy and other publications.He has been head of the National

Ms. Alpana Parida

Independent Director

Alpana Parida serves as the President of DY Works, India’s oldest and largest branding firm headquartered in Mumbai with offices in Delhi and Singapore. Previously, She served as Head of Marketing at Tanishq, a prominent jewellery brand of India. Alpana has more than two decades of extensive experience in retail and marketing communications in the US and in India. She conducts branding workshops for large corporates. She has been an Independent Non-Executive Director of Cosmo Films Limited since February 14, 2014. Alpana graduated from IIM-Ahmedabad in 1985 and has a degree in Economics from St.Stephens College, Delhi University.

Mr. S. R. Sharma

Managing Director, Restructuring Business

Mr. Sharma graduated from IIT Delhi as a Chemical Engineer(1976-1981) and received his post graduate diploma in management, PGDM from IIM Ahmedabad (1983-85).

He has a wide and varied experience across multiple sectors including Industrial and Speciality Chemicals, FMCG and Financial Services. He was based in Japan for 9 years where he worked for Shinsei Bank, a leading Japanese bank which has set new benchmarks for consumer banking. He has specialized in the transformation of business processes, both customer facing and post transaction operations by leveraging the use of IT.

Among his other interests include theatre, specifically, the production of plays and musicals, active engagement in the reversal of diabetes(through an ambassadorial role in a Freedom From Diabetes program) and the tracking of legal cases, especially in the area of corporate law and restructuring / NCLT.