S.M. Sundaresan

Sundaresan joined the firm in 2018 and has vast experience of 25 years in Indian banking and financial services. He leads business origination across the sectors for various service offerings of the firm. He works closely with owners/stakeholders at leading Indian business conglomerates and engages extensively with various industry associations, banks, government agencies and the referral network of legal/accounting firms in India. 

Formerly, Sundaresan was with Axis Bank as Group Executive-Corporate & Transaction Banking.  Prior to this, he has worked for around twenty years (1998-2017) with Standard Chartered Bank as part of corporate banking business and the last role being head of wholesale banking business for the bank in India. In his banking career, he has worked on financing and strategic solutions for diversified Indian business conglomerates including the Tata group, Reliance, Aditya Birla, Vedanta, Larsen & Toubro, RPG and also with leading MNCs investing into India. Sundaresan started his career with IDBI and also served as a rating analyst with CRISIL.

Sundaresan holds an MBA in Finance from FMS, University of Delhi and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from REC, Bhopal.