The firm has very wide capability and rich experience based on our partners, executives and consultants in providing professional services. Our Team is led by a seasoned team of experts and professionals and we strive to deliver the best possible value to our clients and consistently exceed their expectations.
Rakesh Mehta Partner
Is a qualified chartered accountant, having vast experience in India in the areas of Private Equity Investment, Debt Syndication, Fund Management, Taxation and Finance. He also carries vast and extensive experience in the area of International Taxation, Corporate Planning and Business Restructuring. Before joining Synergy Consulting, he was a practicing Chartered Accountant in India advising clients on Taxation, Project Financing, Corporate Law, Auditing and Statutory Compliance.
Ayaz Ahmad Partner
Brings over more than 15 years of diverse professional experience in the areas of financial services, Management Consulting and Information Technology. He is a MBA (Finance) having vast experience in India and UAE in the areas of Corporate Finance, Project Financing and Business Process Re-engineering. He has worked with the Principals on assignments relating to ERP Implementations, Portfolio Management, Fund Raising, Business Plan Reviews and Due Diligence reviews across various industries
Pankaj Gupta Partner
Is a Chartered Accountant by qualification and has over 10 years of experience in Project Finance, Corporate Finance, Transaction Advisory and Strategic & Merger and Acquisition Advisory. He was previously associated with country’s leading bank in India, wherein he was involved with project and corporate finance to large corporates. His areas of expertise include transaction advisory for fund raising across debt, equity & structured finance products
Manoj Sureka Managing Director (Private Equity Advisory)
Manoj has been working in Dubai for 15+ years. Before joining Synergy, he was Head of Commercial Banking for RAK Bank. He has also worked with leading Institutions like Mashreq Bank, National Bank of Fujairah, and SREI Finance. He has strong knowledge and experience in the banking and finance domain and has spoken on the subject at various forums. He has done his Chartered Accountancy from ICAI and Graduation in commerce from St.Xaviers College. He is passionate about learning, networking and traveling. His key to success is “Believe in yourself”.
Mohammad Talha Director
Is an MBA (Banking & Finance) with degree in Law as well as Science having over 30 years of experience in corporate and business advisory. He brings with him a vast experience in Islamic Banking, Corporate & Project Finance, Credit Risk Management, Investment & Merchant Banking, Syndication, Treasury and Micro Finance by working in leading banks and Financial Institutions in India, Middle East and Europe. He has been involved in a number of financing and banking projects and had devised credit policies and procedures for the banks. He was instrumental in setting up Islamic Bank of Britain and other financial Institutions
Arun Crasta Director (Trade & FI)
Has hands on experience of 25 years in trade finance, transaction banking and managing financial institution relationships in the financial services industry covering India, GCC and Singapore markets. Prior to joining Synergy Consulting, Arun has worked with reputed financial institutions including DBS Bank Ltd, Standard Chartered Bank, Commerzbank AG, HDFC Bank Ltd and SVC Bank Ltd.
Fazal Ibrahim Senior Consultant (MBA, LLB)
Senior Consultant (MBA, LLB) having 20 years of Banking Experience in the Middle East. He brings in a wealth of experience in Corporate & Commercial Banking, Solicitation of Assets and Liability business, Debt Restructuring and Legal Advisory Support, Corporate Law and Statutory Compliance. His areas of expertise also include transaction advisory for fund raising across debt, equity & structured finance products
S. Balasubramanian Senior Consultant (MBA –Finance)
Senior Consultant (MBA –Finance) having 25 years of experience in Management Consulting Services. He carries extensive experience in Trade Finance, Project Finance, Business Plan, Feasibility Study & Viability Revivals. His areas of expertise include financial evaluation, risk assessment, creation of base cases. He has deep understanding of businesses and has worked closely with several many large clients and developed customized solutions to meet specific requirements of such companies
Mohammad Hassan Senior Consultant
Is an MBA (Finance), having more than 15 years of experience in Corporate banking. He also carries vast and extensive experience in the area of Trade Finance, Project Finance, Corporate Planning and Private Equity. His areas of expertise include financial evaluation, risk assessment, creation of base cases & financial models needed for fund raising assignments. He has deep understanding of businesses and has worked closely with several many large clients and developed customized solutions to meet specific requirements of such companies