Founder & Directors

Anushree Jindal - Founder

Anushree Jindal
Founder & Managing Director

Anushree Jindal is the Founder & Managing Director of Svamaan Financial Services - a new age microfinance venture, set up with an aim to promote financial inclusion and drive the socio-economic well-being of women & micro-enterprises across India. She has launched Svamaan to achieve her long-cherished goal of driving impact & change at the grassroots level, and at the same time, to drive this impact at scale in a sustainable manner through a business enterprise.

SVAMAAN in order to achieve this goal of Driving Impact at scale has a target to serve 10,00,000 low-income customers pan-India by 2028.

Anushree completed her Masters in Accounting, Organizations, and Institutions from the London School of Economics (LSE), and her holistic approach to the Microfinance sector is guided by the learnings from Rethinking Financial Inclusion completed at Harvard Kennedy School.

Board of Directors

Parth Jindal - Director

Parth Jindal

Parth Jindal is the Managing Director of JSW Cement & JSW Paints, Director of JSW Energy, JSW One Platforms & Bengaluru FC, Founder & Director at Inspire Institute of Sports (IIS). He graduated from Brown University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Political Science before completing his MBA from the Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts.

Venkat Nageswar Chalasani

Venkat Nageswar Chalasani

Mr. Venkat Nageswar Chalasani retired as Deputy Managing Director, International Banking Group of State Bank of India on 30th April 2021. During a span of 37 ½ years of service in the Bank, Shri Venkat led the Treasury of SBI as DMD , Global Markets and was also CFO of the Bank. He had various distinguished positions in India and abroad across Credit, Treasury, Retail Banking, International Banking, Finance, Risk Management etc.

Shri Venkat also serves on the Boards of multiple entities including National Commodities & Derivative Exchange Ltd. (NCDEX) as a Public Interest Director, as the Independent Director with IDBI Capital Markets and Securities Ltd. & Axis Mutual Fund Trust Ltd. He was recently nominated as Non- official Member for the Board of Trade under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry. He is also appointed as Member advisory committee of Srei Infrastructure Finance Ltd and Srei Equipment Finance Ltd by RBI.

He is also a regular speaker at the College of Supervisors of Reserve Bank of India and was also nominated in other committees of RBI, SEBI and Govt of India.

K.N.Patel - Director


Kantilal Narandas Patel, is the Ex-Joint Managing Director & CEO of JSW Holdings and has been associated with the JSW Group since August 1995. Prior to his joining the JSW group, he was associated with Standard Industries (Mafatlal Group) for 21 years. Mr. Patel is also Director of JSW Infrastructure, JSW Cement, JSW Jaigarh Port, South West Port, JSW Realty and JSW Sports.

Mr. Patel is a Commerce Graduate from Mumbai University and Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He possesses over 43 years of rich and varied experience in the areas of Corporate Finance, Accounts, Taxation & Legal.

G Kiran Kumar - Director and CEO

G Kiran Kumar
Director and CEO

Kiran Kumar serves as the Director and CEO at Svamaan, he brings extensive financial services experience across credit strategy, digital lending, growth and organization transformation. Prior to this role, Kiran was leading the financial services and digital transformation mandate as part of his tenure at Strategy& (erstwhile Booz & company) and he also led the credit strategy for the $4 billion sub-prime credit card portfolio at CapitalOne Canada.

Kiran holds a post graduate degree in Management from the Indian School of Business and is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee.