Members of supervisory Board

H.E. Mr. Arun Panchariya

Principal


His Excellency Arun Panchariya, the Consul General for Liberia in the UAE, is an award-winning entrepreneur with over 20 years’ experience in investment banking, fund management, commercial banking,commodity trading and other financial services. H.E. is the founder/ Principal of Global Finance & Capital Limited. In Recent years, Mr. Panchariya focus has been on the financing, facilitation and execution of PPP infrastructure projects around the world.
On 9th September 2014, Mr. Panchariya led a high profile Investor meet Forum under the patronage of West African Investment Forum with tag line of, 'Invest In UEMOA'. Global Finance & Capital Limited, in partnership with West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA)and the West African Development Bank (BOAD) presented projects worth USD 21. 5 billion to the EPC contractors, Developers and Bankers for investment, out of which projects worth USD19 billion have been taken up by different Investors/ Developers by signing Memorandum of Understanding and Memorandum of Cooperation. Six countries Presidents, two Countries Representatives and Vice President & Prime Minister of United Arab Emirates, Ruler of Dubai His Highness Mohammed Bin Rashid AI Maktoum, were present in investor meet Forum.
The awards H.E has received:
  • NRI in London Excellence Award 2015, was presented by honourable Finance Minister of Indian
  • Business Excellence Award by AIBF at the house of Lords, London for “Africa infrastructure initiative” in 2015.
  • Platinum Business Person of the year 2010, by the Asian Achievers Awards (AAA)
  • Asian Leaderships in Banking Awards 2010 by International Who’s who.

Mr. Hiren Singharay

Supervisory Board


Mr Singharay is an honourable member of the Supervisory Board GFCL having over 35 years of banking experience in most aspects of corporate banking including relationship management, trade finance and syndications across Europe, Africa and South Asia. His role, as a Supervisory Board member, includes determining the business strategy of the company, advising on internal audit, management & accounting policies & others.
Mr. Hiren Singharay is the Managing Director, Head of Syndications - Europe & Africa at Standard Chartered Bank, London where he is responsible for originating and directing origination structuring, execution and distribution for the Bank's loan syndications business in Europe & Africa He led the Bharti's acquisition deal for Zain in Africa.
Mr. Hiren Singharay holds Master's degree in Economics and is a member of the institute of Export U.K. He started his service career with State Bank of India, the largest Public Sector Bank in India as an Executive Trainee and later worked for Dresdner Bank, Frankfurt and Citibank before scaling to the position of Managing Director and Head of Syndication at Standard Chartered Bank