Ankit is Manager-Human Resources at Indiabulls Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Ankit brings with him 5+ years of experience as an HR professional in the pharmaceutical industry. Prior to joining Indiabulls Pharmaceuticals Ltd in 2017, Ankit was working with RPG Life Sciences Ltd since 2012. Ankit has strong experience in handling corporate and plant HR through the entire employee life cycle. Some of the key areas Ankit has worked on extensively are talent acquisition, goal setting, employee engagement, talent management, performance management, learning & development and employee communications through these 5 years. Ankit has a passion to engage talent through transparent working & showing the right path to success. A strong endeavour to build an exciting workplace drives Ankit to lead the front for performance management, talent management and learning & development at Indiabulls Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Richard has led assignments with banks and financial institutions since he joined Genesis in 2003, working across the full range of specialist areas covered by the firm. He has worked with boards and management committees to address strategic challenges, advised on bank acquisitions and treasury strategy, and developed effective retail value propositions that meet both client and shareholder expectations. He has a particular interest in and focus on mobile payments and money transfers, as well as in solving the challenge of providing banking services to small businesses. He has advised many of the top banks in Africa and lectures widely on topics related to retail banking.
Before joining Genesis, Richard was the Head of Strategy: Africa for Standard Bank, where his responsibility extended to 17 countries and encompassed mergers and acquisitions as well as retail and card strategies. Prior to that, he worked in debt capital markets at Deutsche Bank. He gained in-depth insight into the needs and requirements of the financial sector in South Africa when he was the Chief Director of Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Oversight at the National Treasury. Working at the World Bank, he also played a key role in the development of South Africa's macroeconomic strategy and medium-term planning framework. His many assignments have included acting as an adviser to the Ugandan Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning.
Richard holds a BA (Honours) degree from the University of the Witwatersrand and an MSc in Economics from London University, where he specialised in Finance.