Ms. Vedika Bhandarkar brings more than 25 years of experience, building teams and businesses with Indian and International Financial Institutions.
Ms. Bhandarkar is the Chief Operating Officer of Water.org., a not-for-profit organization, overseeing the organization's strategy, growth and water and sanitation program expansion in the country. She was Vice Chairman and Managing Director at Credit Suisse Securities (India) Private Limited from 2010 to 2015, and also a part of the 7 member Credit Suisse Asia Investment Banking Department ('IBD') Operating Committee and the Global IBD Management Committee. From 1998 to 2010, she served as the Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking at J.P. Morgan in India.
Ms. Bhandarkar began her career with ICICI Bank in 1989 where she worked at ISec, a joint venture between ICICI and J.P. Morgan. She is a board member of the Jai Vakeel Foundation, an institution focused on children and adults with intellectual disability. She also serves as a part time member of the Banks Board Bureau.
Ms. Bhandarkar is MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and B.Sc from the MS University.
Ms. Bhandarkar is Independent Director of the Company since June 26, 2019.