Mr Amit Saxena is currently MD & CEO of Unimoni India, joined in December 2018 to lead the company towards its ambition of being a larger financial services player.
In a career spanning almost two decades in Retail Finance in India, Mr Saxena has been instrumental in
conceptualising and establishing companies, businesses and new geographies from an absolute start up stage with expertise in developing dynamic teams raising equity and debt capital, building large distributions and establishing comprehensive risk management systems and processes.
Mr Saxena started his career with Citigroup Consumer Finance India at its start-up stage. He held various leadership positions growing up to Division Business Head & Management Committee in the India organization.
From Citi Group, Mr Saxena moved in 2008 to set up a Retail Finance NBFC, Karvy Finance Services Ltd (KFSL) with the support from Private equity investors. Mr Saxena successfully navigated the challenging market environment of 2008 -2014 and established KFSL as a large niche player in MSME segment attracting marquee PE investors.
In 2016, Mr Saxena moved to Standard Chartered Group as MD and CEO of NBFC, Standard Chartered
Investments and Loans Ltd with a plan to establish Retail Finance, Securities Finance and Wealth Management Products with an end to end digital platform.
Mr Saxena is an alumnus of Doon School, Dehradun, BITS, Pilani, IIM Lucknow & Harvard Business School.
A Co-chairman of NBFC Council – Assocham, Mr Saxena has won a number of accolades like Citi’s Leaders of Distinction Deep Reach and is an accomplished speaker, having presented at forums like Wharton India Economic Forum, Harvard India Conference, ASSOCHAM & CII summits and ET GBS.