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Senior Advisor

Sanjay Sachdev

Sanjay is based in India and the US and has spent over 25 years building game-changing asset management businesses in a number of Growth Markets. He is currently the Chairman of Zyfin, a smart beta asset management company based in India.

He has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer at Tata Asset Management, based in India. Prior to joining Tata, Sanjay also served as the Chief Executive Officer at Principal PNB Asset Management and as Regional Head of Asset Management for S.E Asia for Shinsei Bank of Japan. He was also Managing Director and Country Manager for India at Principal International Inc and at The Principal International for 12 years, 9 of them in India.

Sanjay graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Law and Business from Mumbai University, and a Master’s degree in international business from the American Graduate School of International Management.


Mumbai, India

Areas of expertise

Emerging Markets, Corporate Governance, Financial Services Startups

Currently located

Mumbai, India


English, Gujarati, Hindi, Spanish

Prior Experience

Linkedin profile


Boards & memberships

CFP Global Member

Certified Financial Planner

BNP Asset Management India

Board Member

Harvard University

ALI Fellow in Residence

Areas of focus at Apis

FinTech start ups, Support new Investment opportunities

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What is your favourite book/movie? And why?

Synchronicity As it identifies the fact that there is no such thing as a coincidence.

What is the most important lesson you have ever learned?


What are your favourite hobbies?

Swimming, Travelling and Reading.

What do you like the most about Apis?

Inquisitiveness and attention to detail of the team, understanding of developments in the FinTech space and diversity of experience of the team.


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