SEFL management team


Management Team


Devendra kumar Vyas, CEO - Srei Equipment Finance Limited

He is a Bachelor of Commerce form Ajmer University and a qualified Chartered Accountant. He has been associated with Srei group for more than two decades. He spearheads Srei Equipment Finance Ltd. (SEFL) and has been at the helm of SEFL since its inception. Before joining Srei, he was one of the partners of the G.P. Agarwal and Company.
A fine visionary, strategist and astute business professional known for his innovative approach in the field of Marketing, Distribution Channels, Sales, Credit & Risk, Finance, Technology And Human Capital. He has a wide spectrum of experience in Finance, Operations, Human Resources, Marketing, and Auditing.

Mr. Prakash Chand Patni, Head - Resource Mobilisation (Domestic)

He is a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Rajasthan and a qualified Chartered Accountant. He has over 25 years of rich exposure in Fund Management, Financial Forecasting, Budgeting, Statutory / Internal Audit, Public Issues, and liaising with financial institutions and banks. Before joining Srei, he was associated with Dalhousie Jute Company and Aketa Limited.

Debnil Chakravarty, Head – Digital Transformation

He is a Bachelor of Arts from the Banaras Hindu University, a Chartered Financial Analyst from ICFAI, Hyderabad and a PGDBA (Marketing & Finance) from ICFAI Business School, Kolkata. He has over 19 years of experience in retail and commercial asset financing. He has held various roles in sales and marketing, product, risk and other departments. He has also been with ICICI for more than 7 years

V V Ramana, Head – Asset Finance

He is a Chartered Financial Analyst from ICFAI, Hyderabad and a PGDBA from ICFAI Business School. He has over 17 years of experience and has worked with GE Capital. He has also completed the Advanced management program from Wharton Business School, Pennsylvania- US and is an active Alumni. Apart from domain expertise of Construction and mining equipment financing, he specializes in Operating Leases & Structuring and has introduced finance of technology solutions in the organization. He is a speaker in major conferences on the subject.
Currently he heads the equipment financing business at SREI Equipment, which includes all verticals of Construction and Mining, IT and Healthcare and Farm Equipment Business.

Raja Singh, Head – Marketing

He is a MBA from Pune University and a qualified Chartered Accountant having rich experience in Wholesale and Retail Finance, Risk Management, Key Account Management & Business Development. He looks after marketing activities which include new product development, market intelligence and building strong relationships with manufacturers. Before joining Srei, he was associated with Kotak Mahindra Bank, Volvo India, and Ford Credit.

Debashis Ghosh , Chief - Internal Audit

He is a Fellow member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India & member of Institute of Internal Auditors, USA. He has around than 29 years of rich experience in Industry & Big Four Audit Firm in Finance, Auditing, Risk and Control assurance, Systems implementation and Business Process re-engineering.
Prior to joining Srei, he was working as Chief Internal Audit & Processes Officer in a telecom tower company. Prior to that he was the Audit Head of Quippo Group and subsequently handled the role of Group Finance Controller of Quippo. He has also served in prestigious organizations like Punj Lloyd, Tata Motor Finance, Usha Martin, PwC and Deloitte in his long professional career.

Mr. Rajesh Jain , Head – Human Resource

He has 25 years of experience in businesses and multiple functions across diverse sectors such as Financial Services, Energy, Power and Document Technology. Rajesh has done his MBA (HR) from ICFAI and B.E. (Hons.) in Electronics and Telecommunication from Government Engineering College, Ujjain.
Before joining Srei his key previous assignments include General Manager -Talent Management & DGM Corporate Strategy and Planning -Human Capital, at Suzlon Energy Limited, Head HR and Business Excellence at Eaton Electricals India, and Regional Service Operations Head at Xerox India. He is a Six Sigma Expert , Malcolm Baldridge Examiner, Balanced score card trainer and a trained executive coach.

Pavan Trivedi, Chief Operating Officer

He is a qualified CA & ICWA professional with 21 + years of progressive career in Finance Function across reputed organizations such as Usha Martin Limited, Tata Motors Finance Limited, Tata Motors Limited & Reliance Communications.
He has worked in the area like Capital Raising, Raising Funds, Balance Sheet re-Structuring, Financial Operations, SAP Implementation , Compliances, Budgeting, Cost Control and Statutory Audits.

Indranil Sengupta, Chief Risk Officer

He is Bachelor of Commerce from University of Calcutta and a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers(CAIIB). His journey started with the India’s largest Bank – State Bank of India as a probationary officer and he ended his stint as a Branch Manager. He subsequently joined BNP Paribas, one of the largest banks in the world, and during his stint of around two decades he worked in various capacities including Head of Operations, Head of Corporate Banking and Head of Eastern India, Senior Banker for Power, Infra and Telecom Sectors on a Pan India basis. His last assignment prior to SEFL was as Director and Senior Banker for MEA region based out of Bahrain

Manoj Kumar Beriwala, Chief Financial Officer

He is a Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, and a Bachelor in Commerce from University of Calcutta with over two decades of well-rounded professional experience in various facets of Finance. He began his career with the Srei group and has expertise in Finance, Accounting, Budgeting, Investment Analysis, Capital structuring, Financial Modelling, Business Plans, Auditing, Taxation ,Internal Controls, MIS and Legal Compliance.