Team Member Details

Maulik R Shah

Co-Founder & CEO

Maulik R. Shah is the Co-Founder and CEO at Almus. He is a Chartered Accountant (rank holder) Cost Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst. He has more than 20 years’ experience in senior financial and treasury role and his last position was CFO at Rosy Blue (World Leader in Gems & Jewellery Industry).


Jayaram Krishnamurthy


Jayaram K is a Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer at Almus, He is a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers, with 25 years of experience in FX Markets. He was heading Treasury at a corporate after his stint with Canara and Calyon Bank. He specializes in fundamental research on currencies and uses it for managing hedging strategies for clients.


Venkatesh S Bijoor


Venkatesh S. Bijoor is a Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Almus, He is a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers, with 30 years of experience in Foreign Exchange treasury and strategic consulting. He was a Chief dealer at ING Vysya Bank, Secretary and Vice chairman of Forex Association of India and Managing Committee of FEDAI.


Mathew John


Mathew heads the in-house Research Team making strategies for our Trading and Advisory clients for FX, Commodities Equities and Bond markets. He has contributed enormously to technical models which form the back bone of FX strategy at Almus.He is highly sought after by various Corporate treasuries and brokerage Houses for his Technical Views. He is with Almus and its earlier constituent Prime Forex for 11 years.


Muthanna Shetty U


Muthanna is the key person of Almus FX Outsourcing business. He co-ordinate execution of hedging strategies consistent with the risk management policy. In his earlier stint in a nationalized bank, he was the Chief Dealer for over 14 years.He has also worked in a big listed Corporate handling its hedge book, derivative deals and risk management. He is a MA. LLB, & CAIIB. Muthanna is known for his focus, dedication and excellence in FX treasury operations.


Ankit Sharma


He has over 8 years of experience in the field of Currency and Commodity trading. He was a key member in Rosyblue treasury team.At Almus, he is handles for managing client transactions, advising them on various strategies for managing exposures.


Pratik Gadhia


Pratik Gadhia is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has earlier worked with the Big4 Consulting firms (Ernst & Young, Deloitte) on the tax and transaction advisory front. Pratik last stint was with a mid-size Textile manufacturing company as a CFO.He brings with him 9 years of cumulative experience and Heads the Risk & Consulting Vertical at Almus.