Dr. Punita Kumar Sinha

 Dr. Punita Kumar Sinha - Director

Dr. Punita Kumar Sinha was appointed on the Board of the Company as a Non-Executive, Independent Director in April 2015..

Dr. Kumar-Sinha has a Ph.D. in Finance from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and Master of Business Administration from Drexel University, Philadelphia. She also has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

In a career spanning over 25 years, Dr. Kumar-Sinha has deep expertise in Indian as well as global financial markets and economics. She served as Senior Managing Director of The Blackstone Group LP and Chief Investment Officer of Blackstone Asia Advisors L.L.C. She was also the CIO and Senior Portfolio Manager of the NYSE listed India Fund Inc. and Asia Tigers Fund Inc. Prior to joining Blackstone, she served as Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager at Oppenheimer & Co. and CIBC World Markets. She was also a Portfolio Manager on the emerging markets team at Batterymarch Financial Management Inc. and an international equity management team member at Standish Ayer. She is the Founder and Managing Partner of Pacific Paradigm Advisors, LLC. She is also a Member of the US Council on Foreign Relations, a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Member of CFA Institute.