Board of Directors

Mr. P. J. Vincent is an officer of the Indian Civil Account Service (ICAS), a premier service in Financial Management, Accounting and Audit in Govt. of India and has experience of over three decades in many facets covering Financial Management in the Government.

Mr Vincent is a former Financial Advisor to the Govt. of India and has served in 9 important ministries of the Govt. of India which includes Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Law and Company Affairs, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Ministry of Coal and Mines, Ministry of Surface Transport, Ministry of Water Resources, Ministry of Labour etc. He represented the Govt. of India in bilateral and multilateral interactions with UNO, World Bank, IMF and EU.

During his period of service, he was also associated as an Appellate Authority of the Govt. for Reserve Bank of India on Non-Banking Finance Companies (NBFC) issues.

Mr. Vincent has served on the Boards of various Public Sector Banks viz. Syndicate Bank and Punjab & Sind Bank and several public sector undertakings.

Mrs. Shilpi Sharma started her career in the year 1993 as Company Secretary. She established her own advisory firm to advice clients across industries on diversified regulatory and compliance matters relating to banking, finance and capital market and extended advisory service to venture capital funds, managed funds and private equity.

Later on, she expanded her vision and scope of work and sponsored an Asset Reconstruction Company for acquisition of distressed financial assets from banking sector with a view to revive and resolve these assets by customized reconstruction solutions so as to retain the economic value of business and underlying securities through application of the best legal, financial and management skills.

Mr. K.K. Gupta, (Hons.), FCA, is a practicing Chartered Accountant, having experience of 36 years. He was director of Punjab & Sind Bank, United Bank of India, P.N.B. Capital Services Ltd. He was also appointed as nominee director of IFCI on the board of Southern Steels Limited.

Mr Gupta was on the Board of Reserve Bank of India (Northern Region) with effect from 20th August, 2010 in terms of appointment made by Government of India.

Mr Gupta has conducted audit for various kinds of companies during his practice since 1971. During the period of Directorship in Nationalized Banks, he also served as Chairman of Audit Committee of Banks.

Mr. U. S Kohli holds a bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering. As a banker, Mr Kohli started his career with Punjab and Sindh Bank as an SSI officer and rose to the position of Executive Director in Dena Bank in 2007.

During his distinguished career as a successful banker, Mr Kohli held various positions of responsibilities both at administrative levels and at field levels. Mr Kohli has wide experience in various functional areas of banking, more prominently in the area of Vigilance, International Banking, Treasury and NPA Management.

Justice Parkar passed his LL.M. standing first in the Bombay University. Enrolled as an Advocate in 1968, Justice Parkar has practised in Small Causes Court, City Civil Court as well as Bombay High Court and also worked as Public Prosecutor and Asst. Government Pleader in Bombay High Court. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court and thereafter a permanent Judge

He retired from Debt Recovery Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai as Chairperson in September 2008. Justice Parkar has acquired wide knowledge and experience in the fields of civil, criminal and banking matters over the years and presently the Chairman of High Rise Building Committee of Govt. of Maharashtra.

Justice Prakash Prabhakar Naolekar passed LL.B from Jabalpur University and joined the Bar in December 1965 in the Chamber of Hon’ble Mr Justice A.P. Sen and later Hon’ble Mr Justice J.S. Verma.

Justice Naolekar practised in Civil, Criminal, Constitution, Company Labour & Service matters. He was appointed as permanent Judge on the Bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court in 1992, transferred to Rajasthan High Court in 1994 and appointed as Chief Justice of the Guwahati High Court in 2002. Later in 2004, he was elevated as Judge of Supreme Court. He retired in 2008 and thereafter selected as Lokayukta in Madhya Pradesh in 2008 and continued in that position till 2016.

Hari Hara Mishra joined India’s largest bank- State Bank of India in 1982 as a Probationary Officer. He worked in various areas of banking for more than two decades and received recognition / appreciation for commendable performance in areas of Business Development, NPA Management, Customer Service, and promotion of Quality Circle etc.

When Asset Reconstruction Companies came into being after SARFAESI legislation, he moved to the ARC Sector. Since then, he has been working in ARC Sector for more than a decade in all areas like Acquisition, Resolution, Fund Raising etc. and has extensively worked with all the Rating Agencies in India for development of Recovery Rating Scale and rating of Security Receipts.

Mr Mishra has been actively associated with Association of ARCs in India and worked on several ARC Industry level issues, including being associated with compilation of Report of the Key Advisory Group on ARC Sector reforms constituted by the Government of India and Standardization of ARC Transaction Documents & NPA Auction process in collaboration with Indian Banks Association. He has been associated with holding of Annual ARC Conference ARCON and is an honorary advisor to the Assocham National Council for ARCs, Banking and Financial Services. His views/ opinion on ARC Sector have been published in various Business Newspapers and Periodicals.

As a columnist, he won global recognition as readers’ choice in 2nd Annual ‘World’s Next Great Investment Columnist’ contest held by Marketwatch- the Web Portal of The Wall Street Journal.