Anviti Leadership Team

Abishek is a Director of Catamaran and leads global partnership and private portfolio investments, with 16+ years’ experience. He serves on the board of Prione, Catamaran’s Joint Venture with Amazon, and is a member of the Investment Committee of Blume Ventures, one of India’s leading early stage investment funds. Prior to Catamaran, Abishek founded an angel investment fund and led investments across technology, media, healthcare and education. He began his career with Lehman Brothers in New York working on Mergers & Acquisitions across the technology domain. He is also a shareholder in Anviti, as a nominee of Catamaran Advisors LLP.

Nithyanandan is an Attorney based in Bangalore, with 18+ years’ experience in managing the legal affairs and advising the boards of public blue-chip and prestigious VC funded start-ups. He is a graduate of the NLSIU, Bangalore and licensed to practice in California and India. Currently he is the partner of Brown Tree Consulting, a law firm and director on certain private companies, including Prione Business Services Private Limited, Cloudtail India Private Limited, Xceedance Infotech Private Limited, Gamaya Enterprises Private Limited.

Jonathan Pipe has 15 years of experience working with Aon in London, Hong Kong, and most recently, leading Aon’s specialty business in Indonesia. He has an established record of developing high-performance teams to deliver risk management solutions to clients across geographies and industries. Jon holds a Master of Science degree in Insurance and Risk Management from the Cass Business School and is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute, UK.

Vinay has over 34 years of experience in the insurance industry in India and Middle East markets. Expertise in underwriting, claims, reinsurance, global program development and risk management for clients. Prior to Anviti, Vinay was the Head of Aon Global Client Network of Aon Risk Services, India (JV of Aon & Global Insurance Brokers). In his earlier role, Vinay led AGCN operations in India and managed more than 700 AGCN clients pan India. He holds a Post Graduate degree in Personnel Management. He currently holds an IRDAI composite brokers Licentiate certification and is an Associate of the Insurance Institute of India.

Ramesh has close to three decades of experience in the Insurance industry. Prior to Anviti, he was with Global Insurance Brokers, where he played the role of EVP handling the Crisis Management & Trade Credit verticals, and the Reinsurance line of business. He has also worked with PINC, Mumbai in the past.

Ashley comes with over 20 years of corporate experience, out of which the last 15 years have been in the employee benefits space. Prior to Anviti, he was with Global Insurance Brokers where he led the H&B practice. He has also worked with the likes of Kotak Life Insurance, ITC & Xerox Modicorp in the past. He holds a BA degree in Economics and an MMS degree in Marketing.

Sudhir has three decades of experience in the general insurance industry in India including extensive experience in building strategy and driving business across various geographies including high opportunity markets. Prior to Anviti, he has worked with the Tata AIG and United India.

Mukund is a corporate generalist attorney and NLSIU alumnus with close to 20 years of experience across industries, with special experience in Information Technology, Telecom, ITeS / BPO / KPO. He has led many sub-functional areas including building & implementation of global compliance programs & corporate governance practices, contract life-cycle administration & negotiating high value client agreements, cross border contracts and transactions, legal support on M&A and administration of enterprise risk management systems. Prior to Anviti, he has worked with the likes of IBS Software, Harman Connected Services, Hinduja Global and Xchanging.

Amit comes with about 17 years of experience in Finance, Corporate Strategy, and Consulting. Before Anviti, he worked with Indiabulls Group as Head- Financial Planning & Analysis and overseen regulatory matters. He led the group’s foray into insurance space in getting R1 approval from IRDAI. Prior to this, he was with Jana Small Finance Bank (erstwhile Janalakshmi Financial Services) as Vice President – Finance, and part of National Leadership Council (NLC). In his earlier stints, he served as Zonal Finance Head at a listed entity of Essel Group, SITI Networks Ltd. and worked for Tata Group at FRC, Grant Thornton, and KPMG at BFSI vertical.
He has diversified experience in leading teams for Finance Controls, F&A, Planning, Internal Controls & Risks, Treasury & Solvency Margins, M&A, Compliances and Board reporting. He has been instrumental in setting up Enterprise Risk Management at Jana, Revenue Assurance and Financial & Industry Analytics at Tata, and winning Industry-impacting tax cases at Essel.
Amit is a Chartered Accountant, a Management graduate from IIM- Bangalore, and a CFA charter-holder from The CFA Institute (USA). He also completed the Company Secretary course.

Lokanandan has more than 20 years of experience spread across BPO/IT industries. He has global experience of working with industry reputed clients across the geographies of USA, UK, Europe, Middle East and South Asia. He is an Engineer by qualification.

Sonali has over 15+ years of experience engaging with corporates and clients at different stages of the organizational lifecycle. She has specifically worked with clients in shaping organizational strategy, vision, and values, shaping talent management practices and leadership development practices. Prior to Anviti, she worked with Salto Dee Fe Consulting, Aon Hewitt, Max Life Insurance, Tata Chemicals. She holds an MBA from IMT Ghaziabad and B.A. (Hons) in Economics from Delhi University.

With over 12 years of experience across industries she has worked and consulted with corporate groups and start-ups alike. Prior to Anviti, Shreya was with First Advantage and was Director – Marketing, Communications, Product and CSR. She has a Bachelors Degree in Environmental Science, Honours in Literature and Journalism and a Masters Degree in Mass Communications.

Sandeep comes with over 15 years of experience in handling marine insurance and managing client relationships. Prior to Anviti he was with Marsh Insurance Brokers where he led the marine practice. He has also worked with ICICI Lombard in the past. He holds a BE degree in Mechanical engineering and an MMS degree in Marketing.

Abhijit has over 14 years of experience across various fields in the insurance space. He joins us from Prudent where he played the role of VP – Sales Strategy & Placement Head. He has also worked with Marsh & ICICI Lombard in the past. He holds a B.Com degree from Delhi University and an MBA degree in Marketing from Symbiosis.

Pradeep Singla

Pradeep is a Risk & Insurance Professional with three decades of experience in Underwriting, Techno marketing, & Claims Management with special reference to Engineering Lines. He was responsible for managing insurance & Risk mitigation functions of large Industrial conglomerates with interest in oil refining, Petrochemicals, construction of Hydel Power plants, Manufacturing & Thermal Power Generation. Prior to Anviti Pradeep has worked with Reliance Industries, Jaiprakash Associates & Oriental Insurance

Ariz Rizvi leads the Health Promotion team for Anviti with over 20 years of multi sectoral experience including setting up a corporate wellness vertical for India’s largest national hospital chain and benefits broking. Ariz has done his BA (Hon) from Huddersfield University (UK) and AMP from IIM Bangalore

Sangram has over 19 years of experience, including 16 years in the Insurance Industry. Prior to Anviti, Sangram worked at DHFL Pramerica as head of Affinity & cross-sell vertical. He previously worked with Royal Sundaram where he has held various positions including National Head – Key Partnerships (Bancassurance), National Head Telesales & D2C. Sangram holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration with specialization in sales and marketing from Institute of Integrated Learning in Management Delhi.