Suman has intimate knowledge of commercial and investment banking having started his career in the sector in 1990. He held various senior positions with ANZ Grindlays and Standard Chartered Bank in India and Nepal for more than a decade. He moved on to become the founding CEO of Laxmi Bank where he completed 3 consecutive tenures during which he conceived, managed, and scaled various projects and subsidiaries for the bank. Suman is widely regarded as one of the most innovative and creative banking experts in Nepal. He received his education on Private Equity & Venture Capital from Harvard Business School.
Suman is constantly looking to push boundaries of existing financial and entrepreneurial landscapes in Nepal.
Trained as an Engineer, Ajay leads family portfolio of businesses focussed largely in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors. Ajay plays an active role in several business affinity groups like Nepalese Young Entrepreneurs’ Forum, Entrepreneurs’ Organization, and Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He is also a co-founder at Himalayan Climate Initiative.
After his undergraduate studies at Tufts University in the US, Amod started his career at Bloomberg News in New York. He then came back to Nepal in 2009 and joined Ace Development Bank as a Credit Analyst. In 2012, Amod obtained his MBA at the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford. Amod then joined InfraCo Asia in Singapore to work infrastructure projects in emerging countries in South and South-East Asia. Currently, Amod is the Chief Investment Officer of the Mercantile Group of Companies. He oversees the Group’s investments in the ICT, financial services, energy, and home improvements sectors.