We are an ambitious, diverse and global team passionate about our mission of revolutionising money so that it benefits every person on the planet.

Executive Leadership Team

Deepak H Saluja

Co-founder and Group CEO

A banking and financial services veteran with over 25 years of entrepreneurial and industry experience in senior leadership positions across Standard Chartered, Citigroup, JP Morgan and Credit Suisse. He co-founded TSLC to be at the forefront of the disruptive, fintech-led distributed banking phenomenon.

Shagorika Heryani

Chief Marketing Officer

Multi-disciplinary brand strategist and business leader with over 18 years of experience across categories, geographies and diverse consumers. Previous roles include Regional Head of Strategy at Grey Group MENA and leadership roles across marketing and brand consulting firms globally.

Pranav Mehta

Chief Operating Officer

14 years of management experience across business development and strategy, corporate finance, project management, strategic planning at Merrill Lynch and Medtronic; Stanford and INSEAD graduate.

Namrata Sachdeva

Chief Financial Officer

Rank-holding CA with diverse experience across strategic finance, credit and risk, FPA, business intelligence, auditing, MIS and regulatory reporting; ex- DIB, GS, Macquarie in the U.S, HK, Singapore and UAE.

Cynthia Maroun

Chief Legal Officer

Cynthia is an experienced lawyer having built her career as in-house counsel and private practice lawyer. She was a legal counsel for PwC and A.T Kearney with a focus on digital and privacy matters. Prior to that, she was an associate at TLA, a regional boutique law firm with expertise in M&A transactions.

Israr Chowdhury

CEO - Bangladesh & Africa

Worked at Yellow Brick Capital (UK), a PE focused on technology & impact investing. Holds experience in raising capital & starting operations for ventures in commodity trading, IT & energy. Law graduate from University of London.

Priyanka Venkateswar


Business Strategy & Operations Leader with cross-industry experience across global digital transformation programs. Previous organizations include Accenture, OlaCabs, L.E.K. Consulting & Standard Chartered Bank

Jurgen Homberg


25 years of entrepreneurial experience across Germany, US & Mexico. Ex-CEO & Board Chairman of Grupo Holck. Founder & Managing Partner at Obsidian Capital Private Equity. MBA from Edinburgh School of Business and currently pursuing OPM from HBS.

Pooja Varyani

Head of Business Intelligence

Diverse experience across corporate finance, FP&A, venture capital and project management. Previously worked at NCR Corporation and a boutique VC firm. CFA Candidate and Georgia Tech Graduate.

“We are building the most collaborative and entrepreneurial team that will thrive in a turbo-charged environment, driven by a mission to lead by example and influence positive change. It is this collective, magnificent obsession to simplify and transform the financial lives of millions that will help us all forge and leave a legacy that is generational."

Deepak Saluja
Co-founder and Group CEO

Board of Directors

Raman Kumar

Chairman and Founder

Accomplished serial entrepreneur with an established track record of building successful technology companies. Founder & former Chairman / CEO of NASDAQ-listed M*Modal.

Deepak H Saluja

Co-founder Group CEO

A banking and financial services veteran with over 25 years of entrepreneurial and industry experience in senior leadership positions across Standard Chartered, Citigroup, JP Morgan and Credit Suisse. He co-founded TSLC to be at the forefront of the disruptive, fintech-led distributed banking phenomenon.

Jassim Al Nowais

ARI Holdings Nominee Board Member

Global entrepreneur with an impeccable track record and expertise in technology and venture capital. Diverse experience across business strategies, strategic initiatives, scaling up technology businesses and operationalizing ventures across the globe.

Alok Kochhar

Board Member

Over three decades of banking experience working in various businesses/geographies across Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Asia franchise. A well-rounded Corporate Banker, a specialist in the Financial Institution (FIG) business and with excellent Risk Management skills.

Yusr Hussain Sultan Al Junaidy

Board Member (Board of DCT)

27 years of diverse experience at ENOC, with various leadership positions including heading the Group’s Business Development. Manages Horizons terminals operations in the UAE and overseas. Board member at Neptune Energy, Lahej & Sultan Group, Innvotec

“We're an international team who bring world-class technology and organisational practices from our experience in the western world. Combine that with an inspiring global mission of financial inclusion and you've got the makings of an exceptional journey and story to tell".

Global Advisory Board

Rachel Eng

Founding Partner - Eng & Co

Trailblazing corporate lawyer of global repute, Ex-Managing Partner / Head of Wong Partnership (Asia’s largest law firm), Amongst Asia’s Top 100 lawyers, now part of PWC’s global leadership team, Forbes Top 25 power businesswomen in Asia.

Parul Jain

VP, M&A and Corporate Finance at Mittal Investments

Over 25 years of experience in the financial sector focusing on M&A and corporate finance across diverse industries and various geographies across the world. Currently VP M&A and Corporate Finance at Mittal Investments, the family office of Lakshmi Mittal. Alumni of London School of Economics and Political Science.

Nina B. Shapiro

Former Sr. Executive, World Bank & Treasurer, IFC

30+ years of broad global experience in international and project finance, and business development. Received Euroweek Lifetime Achievement Award for contribution to capital markets. Harvard Business School Alumni.

Valentina Mintah

Executive Board Member - International Chamber of Commerce

Founder of UNESCO-Backed E-Ananse, with diverse global experience in Sub-Saharan Africa across technology, trade facilitation and process automation. Founder & CEO of West Blue – an award-winning ICT organization in West Africa.

Chris Low

Regional Director - I&M Group PLC

More than 30 years of experience across international banking, digital transformation, risk management and disruptive innovation leader. Advisor at UK’s Department of International Trade, Group CEO at Lashtego Holdings, ex-CEO at Standard Chartered Bank, Arthur Andersen, GS.

Paul Kayrouz

Head of Fintech, Blockchain & Emerging Technologies - PwC Middle East

Head of the Fintech, Blockchain and Emerging Technologies practice group at PwC Legal Middle East. Extensive experience in advising a large number of public companies, multinational banks, investment funds & advisors, and key financial regulators. Stanford Law School Graduate

Melissa Sesana Grajales

Co-founder and Partner - ASIRI S.A.S.

Tech entrepreneur and co-founder of Asiri that promotes impact investing; Investor at Puntored; Principal at Inversiones Brembo; Founding Partner and Board Member of TValley. Alumni of George Washington University, Oxford University, Harvard Kennedy School.

Nina Amin, ACA, MBE

Advisory Board Member at JPIN

Over 40 years of experience in accounting, tax planning and strategy, auditing, financial services, advisory and risk management. NED at Wirepayer. Previously: KPMG, Arthur Andersen, Auerbach Hope & Co., Chiltern Financial Services. Ex-Chair of The Investment Committee at Unicorn Ascension Fund, Ex-NED at Koovs.

Strategic Advisor- Global Expansion

Chief Business Officer

Extensive experience in payments industry with focus on developing innovative digital solutions, involved in launch of digital and financial products for Banks and governments in MENA. Ex – MBME Pay, Orix Corporation.

Enakshi Madan Roy, CFA

Diversity, Inclusion and ESG Advisor

Over 18 years of experience across finance, investment banking, investment and asset management across multiple asset classes. Actively involved in ESG investing and mentoring within the UAE and other emerging markets.

“It’s energizing and inspiring to work alongside a team that’s so passionate about creating positive impact and changing the lives of millions. To challenge legacy systems and reinvent them through technology, through creating communities, is so rewarding.”

Shagorika Heryani
Chief Marketing Officer

The values
that define us

At TSLC, our culture is defined by transparency, collaboration, agility and leading by example. We are exceptionally curious about the world around us and brave about new ways to make a difference everyday.

We don’t like bureaucracy but we love well-defined processes. Ultimately, our success is gauged by the value and positive impact we have in the lives of our consumers and global communities. Here are the core values we live by

Come and join the movement

We are actively hiring! If you are passionate, great at what you do and want to be part of a growing team driving financial inclusion in emerging and frontier markets, we want to hear from you.

Reach us at careers@tslcglobal.com