Board of Directors

  • Sunil Goyal

    Founder, Managing Director

    The founder of Ladderup Group, Sunil is a well-known investment banker with over 20 years of experience. He is a Fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accounts of India (ICAI) and has served as the Chairman of Western India Regional Council of ICAI.

    Sunil brings with him a deep understanding of the mid-market space and has extensive relationships with business promoters, private equity investors, senior banking executives and regulatory agencies. Sunil leads from the front and is a recognized speaker in various conferences and seminars on Private Equity, M&A and Venture Funding.

    From the advisory as well as the implementation standpoint, his technical expertise in deal negotiation, structuring and execution combined with his deep understanding of the domestic and international business environment is pivotal.

  • Manoj Singrodia

    Co-founder, Director

    Manoj is a Fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accounts of India (ICAI) and the co-founder of Ladderup Group. Actively engaged in sharing the group’s philosophy and values, he has over 20 years of rich experience corporate & international taxation, regulatory compliance service, joint venture & foreign collaboration and internal control strategies.

  • K. V. S. Shyamsunder


    K.V.S. Shyamsunder is an expert in corporate & retail banking, risk management, credit rating, reviewing and monitoring systems and loan policies. A Fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accounts of India (ICAI), Shyam has had a stellar career with 35 years of banking experience.

  • Mangala Prabhu


    Experienced banking professional with 38 years of experience working at Union Bank of India (Nov 1976 - Apr 2015) across multiple roles spanning corporate credit, foreign exchange, HR and branch banking. Instrumental in formation of business restructuring process of verticalisation of entire credit portfolio of the bank along with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).Led the Large corporate credit portfolio as General Manager in Union Bank of India in Mumbai for 3 years. She has extensive experience in entire value chain of large value credit proposals.

  • Mohan Tanksale

    Independent Director

    Mr. Mohan Tanksale has illustrious banking career of 39 years wherein he served three major public sector banks. From June 28, 2011, Shri Tanksale was the Chairman and Managing Director of Central Bank of India, from where he super - annuated in July, 2013. Prior to joining Central Bank of India, he was Executive Director at Punjab National Bank for a brief period of 27 months. He spent the first 35 years of his banking career in Union Bank of India, where he rose from a probationary officer to the rank of General Manager. After super annuation from Central Bank of India, Mr. Tanksale was appointed as Chief Executive of IBA. Mr. Tanksale, in his own capacity and as Chief Executive of IBA, was on several Committees and Governing Councils.

    Mr. Tanksale has been a lauded as a thorough HR practitioner with excellent employee motivation and engagement skills and in his capacity as Chairman & Managing Director of Central Bank of India, chaired the IBA Standing Committee on HR during 2012-2013.

  • T V Rao

    Independent Director

    Mr. T V Rao has over 35 years experience in Banking, Foreign Trade and Housing Finance sectors with specialisation in management of Treasury, Investment, Corporate Finance operations, securitisation, structured Finance, product development ( Reverse Martgage etc.), Training, Research, capacity building and Regulation of Housing Finance Institutions.

    Mr.Rao is an Independent Director on Boards of several companies in NBFC, HFC and manufacturing sectors.

    Mr.Rao is a graduate in commerce from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi and an associate member of Indian Institute Of Bankers.

    He headed the Treasuries of Export Import Bank Of India, Small Industries Development Bank Of India and National Housing Bank. He was a specialist in Debt Market and was special invitee Of FIMMDA on matters related to corporate debt, Fixed Income Securities and Margate backed securitisation. He also headed the Mumbai Regional Office Of National Housing Bank.

    Widely travelled across the globe, Mr. Rao has participated in various international training programs and symposiums. He was a resource person for various training initiatives of NHB and Exim Bank and also visiting faculty to various reputed Institutions on Treasury Management & Corporate Finance.

  • Saurabh Sarayan

    Non-Executive Director

    Mr. Saurabh Sarayan is a CFA (US), MBA (Finance) and CAIIB by qualification. He is a career-banker, and has over 15 years experience in banking. He was involved primarily in to project finance, investment banking and risk management. Prior to joining Ladderup, he was associated for more than a decade with YES Bank as Group Executive Vice President and Regional Business Leader – West, Commercial Banking. Prior to YES Bank, he served in various capacities at ING Vysya Bank, as also, had a stint with Accenture in domain consulting, involving leading a consulting project with a Fortune 500 US based client. He has played a significant role in building up YES Bank’s mid-market franchise in Western India, and worked intimately with more than 800 mid-sized corporates across industry segments.

  • Harsha Saksena

    Executive Director

    Harsha is a member of The Institute of Chartered Accounts of India (ICAI) and also a Cost Accountant by qualification. He has over 18 years of experience in Resource mobilisation through debt and equity in manufacturing, services and Retail sector.

    He brings with him extensive experience of raising funds in domestic and international markets specialising in working capital, project finance, structured finance, M&A Financing and Capital market products. He has strong network across banking and financial services. Harsha held key managerial positions in Reliance ADAG Group, Vedanta Group, Future Group, Grasim and H&R Johnson (India) Limited in past. In addition to Corporate finance he has also managed functions like Investor Relations, Strategic Finance, Legal, Forex and Risk Management in his previous organisations.