With over two decades of experience as a banker with extensive exposure to India and Africa, Sridhar Nagarajan has held several senior business roles in Corporate, Institutional, Investment banking and Country Governance. With an MBA in Finance & Marketing and a degree in Engineering, he has had a successful track record as a seasoned professional, people-centric leader, strategic thinker and turnaround expert.
After a long career with the Standard Chartered Bank, in 2015, Sridhar took the responsibility of merging and turning-around two state-owned banks, thus establishing Maubank Ltd. Maubank is currently profitable and recognised for its unique SME support and digitalization aspects of retail banking. He is currently the Regional Managing Director of IQ-EQ Mauritius, one of the major players in the Investor services sector with an international footprint and is responsible for the African region head-quartered in Mauritius.
Sridhar has held several roles in contributing to the industry in Mauritius. He is one of the founders of Global Finance Mauritius, the apex industry body. He chaired the SME Equity Fund Ltd, a joint venture between Banks and Government to support equity flows into deserving SME’s. He also chaired the Mauritius Banking Association’s committee on SME Development and International Banking. He is currently the Chair of the Financial Service Commission’s Task Force on Global Business and a member of the University of Mauritius Industry Consultative Committee.
He is a keen golfer and a long-distance runner. His other hobbies include reading on diverse topics, gardening and chess. He lives in Mauritius with his wife and their two daughters.