Speaker

speaker

T. V. Mohandas Pai

Aarin Capital

Over a career spanning 37 years, Mohandas Pai has served in the areas of finance, accounting, information technology, human resources, education, corporate governance, social impact innovation, environmental conservation, policy formulation, heritage preservation, philanthropy, and the venture and startup ecosystem. Mohan is currently the Chairman of Aarin Capital, Chairman of Manipal Global Education, Member of the Boards of Havells India and the Institute of Public Enterprises, Member of the Board of Governors of the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), Governing Council Member of the Centre for Advanced Financial Research and Learning (CAFRAL) promoted by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Chairman of the Regulatory and Financial Technology Committee of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”), Chairman of the SEBI Primary Markets Advisory Committee (“PMAC”). He was awarded the Padma Shri award by the President of India in 2015 and the Karnataka Rajyotsava Award in 2008. Mohan was previously a Board Member and the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Infosys over a span of 17 years, an Investment Committee Member of the SIDBI India Aspiration Fund and the INR 10,000 Cr (USD 1.8 Billion) India Fund of Funds, a Board Member of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”), a Member of the Board of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India and the Ascendas Property Fund – the Trustee-Manager of Ascendas India Trust, Trustee of the International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”) Foundation, Chairman of the FICCI Skills Committee and Higher Education Committee, President of the All India Management Association (AIMA), and Founder-Trustee of the Akshaya Patra Foundation. Mohan holds a bachelor's degree in commerce as a University Rank Holder from St. Joseph's College of Commerce, Bangalore, a bachelor's degree in law (LLB) from Bangalore University and is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India as an All-India Rank Holder. He is based in Bangalore, India.