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Board of Directors

Mr. S M Acharya
Mr. S M Acharya

Chairman, Non-Executive, Independent Director

Mr. S M Acharya

Chairman, Non-Executive, Independent Director

Mr. S.M. Acharya went to school in Bangalore and Gwalior and graduated from the universities of Madras and Hong Kong obtaining Bachelor of Arts degrees. He also possesses a Masters Degree in Economics from the Victoria University of Manchester, UK. Having taught at a school for a year and a half, Mr. Acharya enrolled in an intensive course in Chinese language at the University of Delhi, and then sat for the civil service examinations in 1973. He served in the Indian Administrative Service for 35 years based in Karnataka for 20 years and in Delhi for 13 years and 2 years as a probationer in Mussoorie. During the course of these years he has had a variety of experiences that have helped him to gain an insight into the affairs of human beings. After retirement he has been retained by a leading education Trust to act the Chief Executive to help run their engineering and general sciences institutions. He also served as an Independent Director on the Board of the Bharat Electronics Ltd.
Mr. Vishnu R Dusad
Mr. Vishnu R Dusad

Managing Director

Mr. Vishnu R Dusad

Managing Director

Mr. Vishnu R. Dusad is one of the main founders of Nucleus Software Exports Ltd. and has served as a Director since the inception of the Company. Mr. Dusad completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi and has been associated with the development of the software industry in India since 1983 as an entrepreneur.Mr. Dusad has enriched Nucleus with his technology background and 28 years of valuable professional experience in the exciting space of BFSI IT Solutions. He has a deep commitment to making a difference in the lives of fellow Nucleites, and through Nucleus, to the world around. His success in concluding business deals for implementing Nucleus Products globally owes much to a deep sensitivity to cross-cultural nuances. His experience encompasses areas of software development, creation of strategic alliances, business development, and strategic planning.

Mr. Prithvi Haldea
Mr. Prithvi Haldea

Non-Executive, Independent Director

Mr. Prithvi Haldea

Non-Executive, Independent Director

Prithvi Haldea did his MBA from Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani in 1971. Over the next 18 years, he worked at senior positions in the corporate sector in the areas of exports, consulting and advertising. In 1989, Haldea set up PRIME Database, the country’s first and still the only database on the primary capital market. It has a large subscriber base, and is widely reported by the media.

       

Haldea is presently a Member of the Government’s Standing Council of Experts for the Financial Sector. He is also a member of several committees including SEBI Primary Market Advisory Committee and Advisory Committee on Individual Insolvency and Bankruptcy, IBBI. He is a Public Interest Director on MCX. Additionally, he is an Advisor to the Association of Investment Bankers of India and Gaja Capital.

 

Haldea has served, among others, as a Board Member of the Central Listing Authority-SEBI, First Trustee of the Pension Fund Regulatory & Development Authority, Board of Governors of Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, Central Government Nominee on the Governing Council of ICAI and ICSI. He was also a member of Ministry of Finance Task Force on Financial Redress Agency, Quality Review Board-ICAI, FSDC Committee on Commission/Incentive Structure of the Distributors of Financial Products, Finance Minister’s High-level Expert Committee on Corporate Bonds and Securitization, and several committees of SEBI, MCA, NSE, BSE, CII, NASSCOM, ASSOCHAM and PHDCCI.  

     

As an investor protection activist and proponent of corporate governance, Haldea regularly raises issues with regulators and in the media, and has launched several public service websites. A lover of Urdu poetry, he is presently devoting a lot of his time to Ibaadat Foundation, which he founded for bringing poets and poetry back to life, through musical dramas.

 

Mr. Haldea joined the Board of Directors of Nucleus Software Exports Ltd. in June 2001, of Nucleus Software Ltd. in April 2008 and Virstra- i Technology Services Limited in August 2014.

 

Mr. Ravi Pratap Singh
Mr. Ravi Pratap Singh

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Ravi Pratap Singh

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Ravi Pratap Singh started his career with Nucleus Software in 1986 and has been part of the team since then. Currently, Mr. Ravi Pratap Singh, or ‘RP’, is the Chief Executive Officer at Nucleus Software.

 

In 2014, he joined the Board as an Executive Director. Product innovation is RP’s passion and he has been spearheading the launch of cutting edge products at Nucleus Software. His entire career has been spent in designing, developing & delivering best-in-class software solutions for global Banking and Financial Services leaders. RP  started the Nucleus School of Banking Technology (NSBT) as a new division of Nucleus Software in 2010 with a vision of developing world class Banking (& Financial) Technology Professionals.

 

Being a natural mentor and a technocrat of high caliber himself, he continues to succumb to his passion for inspiring and enabling young minds to innovate. In his role as the Global Head of Delivery, RP introduced many measurement models and spearheaded quality initiatives. His innovative yet practical approach to solving “real” business problems makes him a repository of knowledge.

Prof. Trilochan Sastry
Prof. Trilochan Sastry

Non-Executive, Independent Director

Prof. Trilochan Sastry

Non-Executive, Independent Director

Professor Trilochan Sastry, former Dean at IIM Bangalore, currently teaches at IIM Bangalore. A BTech. from IIT, Delhi, an MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad, and a Ph.D. from MIT, USA, Professor Sastry has taught for several years at IIM, Ahmedabad after which he moved to IIM, Bangalore. He serves on the Board of NABARD and had earlier served on the Board of IIM Bangalore for 5 years.
Professor Trilochan Sastry joined the Board of Directors of Nucleus Software Exports Ltd. in April 2013.

Mr. N Subramaniam
Mr. N Subramaniam

Non-Executive, Independent Director

Mr. N Subramaniam

Non-Executive, Independent Director

Mr. N. Subramaniam is a post graduate from IIM Ahmedabad and is also CA, CS and CWA by qualification. Having a corporate experience of over 30 years, he founded M Cap Fund Advisors and is its Managing Partner. He is currently an Independent Director on the Board of L&T Finance Ltd and Omkar Clean Energy Services Limited. In the past, he has been the Chairman of Venture Capital Association of India, Infrasoft Technologies, Vice Chairman of Mphasis, Chairman of Audit Committee of Mphasis and Director of Auro Mira Energy, Maples ESM Technologies, SECOVA, Cybernet Software Systems and SlashSupport Inc. He was also the member of Board at Integra Software Services, SlashSupport, Jyothy Laboratories, SRA Systems and B&M Hotbreads Pvt Ltd. His interests, beyond finance, include a passion for Executive Coaching and Green Energy Technologies.
Mr. Subramaniam joined the Board of Directors of Nucleus Software Exports Ltd. in July 2012.

Mrs. Elaine Mathias
Mrs. Elaine Mathias

Non-Executive, Independent Director

Mrs. Elaine Mathias

Non-Executive, Independent Director

Mrs. Elaine Mathias recently joined the Board of Directors of Nucleus Software as an Additional Director (Independent Director). Mrs. Elaine Mathias is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and also an Associate member of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India. She has served as the Executive Director (Finance) of Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), Bangalore, a Navratna Company under the Ministry of Defence, Government of India, for thirty four years.

She holds vast experience in various facets of corporate finance like Accounts, Taxation, Treasury, Budgeting, Pricing and introduced continuous improvements in systems and procedures in these areas. She also has substantial proficiency in development of various financial systems, operations, risk management, regulatory compliances, strategy implementation, talent management, best practices of corporate governance etc.

She has interacted and represented BEL at meetings with various external agencies like Bankers, Credit rating agencies, Statutory Auditors, Government Auditors, Cost Auditors, Government officials, Financial Analysts, Institutional Investors and Technology Collaborators.

Ms. Ritika Dusad
Ms. Ritika Dusad

Non-Executive Director

Ms. Ritika Dusad

Non-Executive Director