Surga Thilakan

Co-Founder and CEO  

Surga worked at Ujjivan Financial Services, India’s leading microfinance institution as their Head, Marketing and designed and executed several innovative loan products for the urban poor. She has also worked at Goldman Sachs, London in their private equity and structured finance groups, on the origination desk, managing Goldman’s investments in infrastructure assets across the UK, France, Italy, Spain, Greece, Germany, Belgium and Turkey. She also worked at Ernst and Young, India advising clients across FMCG, Oil & Gas, Power, Hospitality, Pharma, Telecom and Retail industries on taxation related transaction structuring.

Surga has an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. She is a gold medallist at the board, university and chartered accountancy levels. Surga loves travelling, painting, poetry and hopes to produce an animated feature film someday.