Management Team

Govindrajan Kanan
Senior Vice President – Customer Management

Mr. Govindranjan comes with a rich industry experience of more than 23 years under Indian financial sector. His experience counts diversified business verticals like Loan against property, Retail asset management, Personal loan, Home loan, strategic business planning. His experience includes handling and managing large team size with an effective and efficient way to optimize the productivity. Prior to Swarna Pragati, Govind has been associated with Axis bank as Product Head, LAP. He has proven a track record of setting up and scaling of businesses by maintain a good portfolio quality.

In his current assignment with Swarna Pragati Houisng, he will be leading the south zone business which covers Karnataka and Tamil Nadu

He holds bachelor’s degree in commerce and post-graduate diploma in Business Administration from Pondicherry university. He has done leadership skills certification course from XLRI and a certified digital marketing programme from Amity university

Sanku Lahiri
Senior Vice President – Information Technology

Sanku is an IT professional with 18+ years of experience in design, development and maintenance of large scale financial products .

He was a part of the core team of CMC Ltd for its project with Airport Authority of India and the Indian Railways. At State Bank of India he was part of the Corporate Accounts Group. He was one of the key member of the team for implementation Cash Management Solution. He spearheaded the installation and maintenance of Oracle 9i Real Application Cluster on HP Servers with RISC Processors. He also designed and developed a module for processing ECS and integrated it with the main application. Prior to Swarna Pragati, he was head of IT at Asia Pragati Capfin Pvt. Ltd. (NBFC), managing end to end IT implementation and setting it up from scratch.

As head of IT department of Swarna Pragati he has been responsible for the design and development of its core operational software. Additionally, his role encompasses, creating IT Roadmap and Policies, IT budgeting, IT Audit, ensuring seamless availability of IT infrastructure across the organization.

He has a bachelor’s and post graduate degree in Information Technology from University of Calcutta.

Akshay Fadnavis
Vice President – Database Development

Akshay is an engineering graduate with 5 years of experience in Business Analysis, Database Development, E-commerce and Insurance Analytics. His experience includes, implementing analytics solution architecture to solve business problems, creating business insights, analytical strategy, Leading client engagement and ensuring quality delivery, client-offshore communication, approach building for projects, designing and developing Point of View and Proof of Concepts for client proposals and Process automation and delivering end to end solutions.

He has hands on experience working on multiple databases including SQL Server and MySQL and analytical tools like Tableau, VBA, SSIS, R, Hive and Minitab. He has also worked on multiple statistical techniques including Linear regression, Logistic regression, Survival analysis, Variable Clustering.

He heads the databased development at Swarna Pragati. He has earlier worked with Mu Sigma Business Solutions as Decision Scientist and with Prudential plc as Business Analyst.