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© 2023 by First Basis.

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Office Address: 

B-413, Kanakia Wall Street,

Andheri-Kurla Road,

Andheri East, 400059

CEO

Pankaj Chitlangia

With 20 years of financial expertise, Pankaj has successfully managed a $1.5 billion hedge fund, achieved top market maker status, and orchestrated securitisation deals exceeding $700 million. His mastery of derivatives extends to speaking engagements and lectures at renowned institutes.

CSO

Venkatesh Bijoor

With 30 years in FX markets, Venkatesh is a certified expert. From Chief Dealer at ING Vysya to establishing a PSU bank's FX Treasury and transforming ING Vysya's Treasury, hehas left an indelible mark. Notably, he also played a pivotal role in establishing Almus' Corporate Treasury.

Co-Founder

Sumanth Prabhu

CA-Inter-certified professional from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India with expertise in Forex, Corporate Credit Rating, and Audit. Sumanth has also organized finance-focused webinars and conferences, including the prestigious Rupee Money Conference.

Our
Team.

Our team embodies over 80 years of combined expertise, leading in the realms of FX, Treasury Management, Corporate Credit Rating, and Audit. Pioneering transformative approaches, we continually set new industry standards while fostering innovation in financial practices. Our unwavering commitment to shaping the financial landscape fuels our journey forward.

V. Thiagarajan

A postgraduate in Economics from the University of Madras and a Fellow of ACTM and IIB, is a renowned figure in Forex markets with an illustrious 25-year trading career. Fondly known as "Thyagooji," he's a trusted authority in both fundamental and technical analysis. His journey began with Syndicate Bank, followed by a pivotal role at Reliance Industries Ltd, where he ascended to head the forex treasury, solidifying his reputation as a top-tier expert.

Expert Consultant

B. Yeshwant Rao

An independent authority in Currencies and Commodities Price Risk Management. With a background that includes positions such as Head of Strategies for Commodity Price Risk Management at RIL and Head of Forex Risk Management at Arvind Ltd, he brings a wealth of experience to the table. He has also served as a Forex Consultant to corporates at Paterson & Co. FX Broker. Currently, he serves as a consultant for Commodities & Forex at First Basis and Arvind Ltd, offering invaluable insights and expertise.

Expert Consultant

Shubhada Rao

Over 33 years of experience in academia and industry. She currently holds Board positions in two Indian companies as an independent director. A gold medalist and a PhD in Economics from University of Mumbai, she has worked as Chief Economist with ICICI, Times Bank, CRISIL, Bank of Baroda & Kotak Institutional Equities. Her team was ranked among Top 3 forecasters of Indian economic indicators by Bloomberg and was the cited as top forecaster for currency in 2016 by Reuters.

Expert Consultant

Our Panel of Experts

The First Basis Team.

Our team embodies over 80 years of combined expertise, leading in the realms of FX, Treasury Management, Corporate Credit Rating, and Audit. Pioneering transformative approaches, we continually set new industry standards while fostering innovation in financial practices. Our unwavering commitment to shaping the financial landscape fuels our journey forward.

Pankaj Chitlangia
CEO

Venkatesh Bijoor
CSO

Sumanth Prabhu
Co-Founder

Dr. Deepak Satpal Jaggi
CMO

Dr. Shubhada M. Rao,
Expert Consultant

B. Yeshwant Rao
Expert Consultant

V. Thiagarajan,
Expert Consultant

Rupee Money Conference

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Office Address: 

B-413, Kanakia Wall Street,

Andheri-Kurla Road,

Andheri East, 400093

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