Meet the team that

Powers Us

Krishna Kumar Karwa, Managing Director

A rank holder from the Institute of Chartered Accounts of India (ICAI), Krishna is the promoter and Managing Director of the company. Krishna has rich and varied experience of over three decades years in all aspects of the Equity Capital Markets and leads the Research, Equity Asset Management and Corporate Advisory divisions at Emkay. He is also the Independent Director in West Coast Paper Mills Ltd.

Prakash Kacholia, Managing Director

Prakash, born on 27 September 1965, is an accomplished Chartered Accountant from the 1987 batch of the prestigious ICAI, boasting over three decades of invaluable experience in the dynamic Capital Market. Prakash’s expertise extends beyond the corporate realm; he has made significant contributions as a member of the SEBI Committee on Derivatives. Moreover, his seasoned leadership has played a pivotal role in his directorship on the boards of Bombay Stock Exchange Limited, Central Depository Services (India) Limited, and BOI Shareholding Limited, a subsidiary of the Bank of India. During his tenure as Director at BSE Limited, he also served as a member of the Audit Committee. He is currently a member of the Advisory Committee of the NSE and serves as a Director on the Board of West Coast Paper Mills Ltd.

Dr. Joseph Thomas, Head of Research

A Masters in Economics and a Ph.D. in Management, Dr. Thomas brings to the table a rich experience spanning three decades. His views on the economy, markets, portfolios and financial products are highly appreciated and pursued. He is a visiting faculty at numerous management and professional institutes and has also presented research papers at national and international conferences.

Parag Morey, Head of Sales

A post graduate in Finance from Pune University, Parag holds over 24 years of experience in the financial services industry. He has had decade long stints with ICICI Bank later with Aditya Birla Group respectively. He is renowned in the industry for his astute leadership skills and has been extremely successful in building businesses during his earlier stints. At Emkay, he drives the entire sales & client service function of the wealth division and is responsible for setting out quality standards for various operational areas, implementing quality systems and procedures to facilitate a high quality customer experience.

Ashish Ranawade, Head of Products

An alumnus of Columbia Business School, a Masters in Management from JBIMS and an Engineer from VJTI, Mumbai, Ashish brings in over 25 years of experience in financial services and investment management. He has been a fund manager for various funds, ranging from private equity, fixed income and hybrid to Equity. As a CIO and Head of PMS and Offshore Funds in his previous stints, he has led teams and built assets across products. He brings in a rich experience and product knowledge to the team and his process-oriented approach and background are an asset to Emkay’s Institutional and high net-worth clients.

Aurobindo Roy, Zonal Head – East

A Bachelor Of Science Graduate in Economics, Aurobindo comes with an experience of over 23 years in the financial services industry. During his career he has been the Regional Head at various large wealth management outfits and has been instrumental in setting up the wealth management franchisee for them in eastern India. Apart from this he has also worked in senior roles at several premiere banking and wealth Institutions. He has been instrumental in identifying and strategically building key HNI relationships in eastern India and has been following the Family Institutional Approach for effective investment planning for clients.

Vivek Choksey, Zonal Head West III

Vivek holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Mithibai College & a master’s degree in management studies from the Indian Education Society (IES) Management and Research Centre. Vivek comes with over 19 years of work experience in the financial services industry. He has previously contributed significantly to esteemed organizations such as Standard Chartered Bank, Citibank N.A, and ASK Wealth Advisors global private client group. Notably, he played a vital role as a founding member during his decade-long tenure at erstwhile Edelweiss Wealth Management, now known as Nuvama Wealth Management. Additionally, he served as a Director and Founding Member of Spark Private Wealth Management before joining Emkay. At Emkay he will be spearheading business development in the western region and building quality wealth management and advisory practice.

Shriram Singh, Zonal Head - West II

Shriram has completed his MBA from Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi, and a Gold medallist in Mechanical Engineering from Nagpur University. In his last assignment he worked with HDFC Bank as a Regional Head -Private Banking Group. Prior to this has also been associated with IIFL Investment Managers , Reliance capital ,RBS , Edelweiss Capital , HSBC , ICICI Lombard .

Alok Singh, Zonal Head West I

Alok hold bachelor’s degree in science from St. Xavier’s college & master degree in management studies from Mumbai university, Alok comes with over 18 years of experience in the financial industry in India. He has previously worked with IIFL, ICICI Bank global private client group. Prior to joining Emkay Alok was a part of founding member of L&T Finance wealth Management. At Emkay, he heads west1 zone for wealth Management business & will be responsible for delivering quality wealth advisory & customer experience.

Ashish Todi, Head of Strategy & New Initiatives

With a Masters in Finance & Marketing and several leadership programs from IIM-A & ISB Hyderabad, Ashish comes with over a decade of experience in the Wealth Management space. His core competencies include Strategy and alliances, negotiations and relationship management, business development, customer relationship management and customer engagement.