Leadership

Board of Directors

Mr. Akash Bhanshali

Mr. Bhanshali leads the principal investments unit of Enam Holdings Pvt Ltd. He is recognized for identifying the potential in businesses and providing them capital and expertise to scale. Mr. Bhanshali has identified and invested in business leaders across numerous industries who have turned their companies into sector icons.

Mr. Bhanshali has been fortunate to create immense value for stakeholders and has subsequently developed one of the most impressive track records in recent times. Apart from pure investing, he has spent time building a breadth of industry relationships over the years, with especially deep relationships within his investee companies.

Mr. Bhanshali has a Master's degree in Commerce and is a qualified Chartered Accountant

Mr. Sanjay Asher

Mr. Sanjay Asher is an independent director of the company. He has been practising as an advocate since 1989 and is presently a Senior Partner with M/s Crawford Bayley & Co., India’s oldest law firm, established in 1830. He was admitted as Solicitor in the year 1993. He is also a qualified Chartered Accountant and specialises in the fields of M&A, cross border M&A, joint ventures and capital markets, and advises large, medium and small business enterprises on these subjects.

He serves as an Independent Director of various public and private companies. He has been a part of various Government project/Committees and is a member of various Committees set up by SEBI:

  • SEBI Committees - Primary Market Advisory Committee to make recommendations on policy matters pertaining to development of primary market in India and Corporate Bonds and Securitization Advisory Sub-Committee to specify disclosure and other requirements for issuance and listing of Municipal Bonds; Sub-committee to review SEBI Listing regulations.
  • Bombay Stock Exchange Committee for revision in prices for certain companies listed and traded on Bombay Stock Exchange.
  • He was an invitee to the Committee formed by the Government of India, Department of Disinvestment for the purposes of standardising the transaction documents in relation to privatisation of the public sector enterprises of the Government of India.
  • He was also a member of Project Fire (Financial Institutions Reform Empowerment) for the purpose of development of “Securities Law Bar in India”. The Project was a Indo-US joint project aided by World Bank. Members of the Project FIRE included Lawyers, US Lawyers and Executive Directors of SEBI.

He has been a noted speaker at various seminars and conferences including those organised by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Institute of Chartered Secretaries of India, Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry, International Financial Law Review.

Mr. Manish Chokhani

Mr. Manish Chokhani serves the board in an independent capacity. He is one of the youngest MBAs to have graduated from the London Business School and a Chartered Accountant.

Mr. Chokhani is one of the India's most respected financial advisors. He was the MD & CEO of Enam Securities, India's leading investment bank that was the trusted "house banker" to several leading corporates. Mr. Chokhani has also helped devise and implement the India investment strategies of several funds including the India Capital Fund, ZA Capital Fund and TPG Growth India (as Chairman).

Mr. Chokhani is currently a Senior Advisor to TPG Capital. He also serves on the boards of the publicly listed Zee Entertainment, Westlife Developers (McDonalds) and Shoppers Stop as well as on the Governing body of Flame University.

Mr. Gautam Jain

Mr. Gautam Jain has been associated with Enam Group under diverse roles for over 25 years in the areas of Investment Banking and Advisory services. Upon the demerger of Enam's financial services business to Axis Capital, Mr. Jain also served Axis Capital as Managing Director - Investment Banking until 2014. Mr. Jain graduated from Birla Institute of Technology & Sciences (BITS), Pilani with a degree in Master of Management Studies (M.M.S).

Mr. Ashwin Jain

Mr. Ashwin P. Jain has completed his Bachelor's in Accounts from Mumbai University, in May, 1989. Mr. Jain has approximately 25 years of experience in the field of handling transactions relating Capital Markets, also areas of accounts, finance, taxation and compliances.
Mr. Jain has been a director of a Non-Banking Financial Companies, since last 7 years and his experience has been of a great value to the Company.

Mr. Neeraj Saxena (MD & CEO)

Neeraj has an intrinsic vision of creating an ecosystem where young minds can shape up their dreams without worrying about financial availability, in making a better society. As a passionate Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, he is committed to establish 'Auxilo Finserve' as a next-generation educational financing company of India.

On a regular basis, he essentially meets up with as many students, educators and institutions to understand contemporary needs, and motivates them with equipping convenient financial solutions at Auxilo.

He has spent nearly two decades of time in conceptualizing high-end businesses across retail, consulting & finance sectors, towards leading them into successful ventures.

In his last stint, he served as CEO with Avanse Financial Services Ltd. Prior to this, he has played an active role in establishing a joint venture between DHFL & IFC to launch - Aadhar Housing Finance Ltd.

He has gained rich experience in diversified areas of businesses while working with retail giants - Tata Retail Enterprise (Trent), Piramal Retail, Wadhawan Retail and Ernst & Young.

For his scholastic, he has earned his Post Graduate in Management from NIFT, Bengaluru, after completing his Graduation in Science.

When he is not working, he enjoys reading anything from politics to sports to global affairs. He loves cricket, so much that he tries not to miss out any India playing match, and gives his heart to cinema.