Our Team

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 Senior Director

Has over 15 years of experience in the Financial Services and Banking Industry in UAE and India. Prior to joining Synergy Consulting, Manoj worked with RAK Bank as Head of Commercial Banking. He also carries strong experience of working at Mashreq Bank, National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) and SREI Finance. He has done CA from ICAI and graduation from St. Xavier’s College

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

Our team has experience of working with following organizations: