Mr. Rajan Jetley is the Chairman of Jacob Ballas. In 1987, he became the youngest-ever CEO of Air India, the Indian national carrier, at age 37. Amongst many other positions held, he has also been Managing Director of India Tourism Development Corporation, Chairman of the Centaur Group of Hotels, Board Member of United Breweries Ltd., Consultant to Air Lanka Airlines etc. He is the promoter of Bistro Hospitality, a joint venture with Carlson Hospitality, which is the master franchisee of TGI Friday’s restaurants in India. He was awarded, on June 27, 1985, the 'Asiad Jyoti' award by the President of India in recognition of his services to the successful running of the 1982 Asian Games in India. Mr. Jetley holds a Bachelor of Arts from St. Aloysius University of Jabalpur and an MBA from Delhi University.



Mr. Srinivas Chidambaram is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Jacob Ballas. He joined Jacob Ballas in 2005 and has 26 years of financial services and industry experience, including 18 years in private equity. He previously served with HSBC Private Equity (Asia) and its affiliates in Hong Kong and India, responsible for private equity investments in India and South East Asia. Mr. Chidambaram has also served in the IT industry with HCL Technologies, a leading Indian IT services company, responsible for financial institution relationships and strategic alliances in the USA. He commenced his career with SRF Finance Ltd. (since acquired by GE Capital) where he was responsible for Corporate Finance and Investment Banking, based in Mumbai. Mr. Chidambaram is a qualified Chartered Accountant.





Ms. Yie-Hsin Hung is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of New York Life Investment Management LLC (NYLIM) overseeing the company's nearly $300 billion (as of 03.31.15) multi-boutique global asset management business. She also serves as Chairman of NYLIM International. Ms. Hung joined the firm in 2010 with more than 25 years of industry experience, having most recently served as senior advisor at Bridgewater Associates and Managing Director and global head of Strategic Acquisitions and Alliances at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. At Morgan Stanley, she also served as Chief Administrative Officer, head of the firm's private equity and absolute return businesses, and had responsibility for the business development effort of the Alternative Investments group. Prior to that, Ms. Hung was a Managing Director in Morgan Stanley's Investment Banking Division for a number of years, with a primary focus on Real Estate. Ms. Hung received BS in Mechanical Engineering from Northwestern University and her MBA from Harvard Business School.


Mr. David Ban is the Managing Director of Excelfin Pte Ltd, a privately-owned investment company. He is on the Board of NatSteel Ltd where he also sits on the audit committee and is the Chairman of the executive committee. He was formerly the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Vickers Ballas Holdings Ltd, Singapore. His previous appointments include Vice President of Chase Manhattan Bank New York, Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Kuo Group of Companies in New York and Hong Kong, and Executive Director of Hotel Properties Ltd.