At ICREA, our team of sector experts and finance specialists brings in a unique blend of cross-sector and cross-functional experience. We add value by assisting clients to capitalise on opportunities and overcome challenges and risks. Ensuring that our clients have a seamless experience and the support they need to be effective today, we drive long-term growth for tomorrow. As we work with them, we ease out industry disruption, transform hurdles into business opportunities, turn insights into business breakthroughs, accelerate growth and realization of their vision, and solve the most pressing challenges facing the industry.
With a dedicated team by your side, we provide tailor-made solutions on a local, regional, national, and international basis. Our team boasts of a successful track record in many fields: expansion advisory, business advisory, strategic advisory, transaction advisory, financial consulting, risk mitigation, and structuring.
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CAPT. SUNIL SARAF
Founder & Managing Director
Capt. Sunil has cross functional experience of 29 years in the Indian Army, senior strategic corporate positions in finance, real estate, investment advisory & international trade in India, Africa and UAE.
He co-founded Nimai Management Consultants and Tanjay Real Estate. With his wide business acumen, financial & real estate experience, coupled with the practical knowledge, he has been involved in negotiations, structuring & spearheading the healthcare, education, hospitality and industrial & logistics sector at ICREA.
He is a strategic thinker with an entrepreneurial mindset, clear vision and deep passion. His passion is to build global organizations and help people tap their own magic.
C.A. SIDDARTH RAZDAN
Co – Founder & Partner
A Chartered Accountant with over 26 years of post-qualification experience, his core expertise is in strategic advisory, private equity and mergers and acquisitions.
He started his professional journey in the year 1992, and his first stint was with an Indian affiliate of a Big 4 auditing firm in their corporate tax advisory division. Post 1994, he set up his own advisory firm handling several assignments for fundraising strategic advisory.
In Dubai, he has worked as the Regional CFO of a large Fortune 500 advertising and public relations group, and is the GCC head of a large financial services group from India. He is the founder of Indianivesh Firstbridge Fund, and an Advisory Board Member of Ziroh Labs, a computer software company in Bangalore.
C.A. PANKAJ MUNDRA
Co - Founder & Partner
Pankaj is the Co-Founder & Managing Partner in ICREA & Co-Founder, Managing Partner of our sister concern, Nimai. He has extensive experience of 22 years in negotiating & re-structuring financing for corporates, structuring trade finance deals for importers & exporters globally from global financial institutions.
Being an eminent Chartered Accountant by profession, he has served the CA fraternity in the capacity of Vice Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer and as the 19th Chairman of ICAI Dubai Chapter from 2016-2017.
Due to his wise ideas & out of box thinking, he always stands out from the crowd. Currently, he is the Deputy Chairperson of International Trade & Forfaiting Association (ITFA) MENA Committee.
C.A. NISARG DUGAD
Co – Founder & Partner
Nisarg has more than 22 years of diverse experience in the field of finance, and has been advising clients on raising debt, capital restructuring and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions.
Prior to his entrepreneurial journey, he worked in organizations like Price Waterhouse Coopers, KPMG, Nestle and Emirates Investment.
A strong communicator, he has leveraged his interpersonal and relationship management skills to develop strong networks with individuals and institutions. Nisarg is also the Managing Partner at our sister concern Nimai and a member of the ICAI since 2002. He is regular speaker at various forums and regularly visits universities to share his knowledge.
BOARD OF ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBERS
CA JIMMY PARAKH
Mr. Jimmy was the former Director of Shapoorji Pallonji Group of companies, a well-diversified business house, with clients in over 60 countries, delivering complex challenging projects and solutions globally with the help of breakthrough technology . He is a stalwart professional with 42 years of experience in financial structuring (equity/debt), raising capital, investments, and real estate developments on a local, regional, national and international basis.
He has successfully been advising and shaping the growth of multiple businesses and large corporates to manage change, mitigate risk, resolve disputes, turn around existing businesses and incubate new ventures with deep knowledge, experience, and expertise, coupled with very strong relationships with bankers, investors and key decision makers.
Mr. Partha Dasgupta is currently, an advisor to Indian Institute of Management under the government of India & Talent Support for ICICI Bank Vietjet – Vietnam (WIP). Parth Das Gupta has an experience of 30+ years, during which he has closely worked at very senior positions with the top giants of the country like Raymond and Vedanta PLC.
He has been on the advising panel for the government of China in formulating and implementing various strategies at an international level and a consulting advisor to a Fortune 500 Company - Reliance Industries Limited, working closely with the CEO & Executive Director of the Group in resurrecting & repositioning the business to facilitate transition to joint venture formation with a global group.
Among the pioneers of digital marketing, Manazir has been part of the internet industry since two decades. He has leveraged his vast experience and knowledge in the branding and digital marketing domain to transform the industry, and delivered remarkable results to clients of various sizes and markets. He has advised a large number of companies to take a strategic move towards online transformation.
He has a masters degree in management. He has been at leadership position at American Systems Inc. for the Gulf region. He is the Founder – Director of a leading branding and digital marketing consultancy organization. He is one of the most sought-after speakers in digital marketing and entrepreneurship.