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Ajit Isaac

Chairman and Managing Director


Ajit Isaac is credited with building Quess Corp, into India’s largest Business Services provider within a span of 10 years. Under his leadership, Quess has accelerated the transition of informal jobs to formal platforms thereby helping bring predictable incomes, social security, healthcare and other benefits to thousands of workers across India.

He is a gold medalist in his PG programme in HR and a British Chevening Scholar from Leeds University. He has worked for 10 years in Leadership roles in the Private Sector before founding PeopleOne in the year 2000 which was later acquired by Adecco. He invested into IKYA (now Quess Corp) in 2009 and took on the role of CEO & MD.

He partnered with Fairfax in 2013 when Fairfax invested in Quess which went public in July 2016 with a record-breaking IPO oversubscription of 144x.This success achieved by Quess can be attributed to a combination of strong organic growth and a series of deep value acquisitions. Since 2007, Quess has acquired 22 companies thereby diversifying service lines, building geographic presence and consequentially growing exponentially. Ajit’s expertise in identifying value-accretive and transformative deals combined with his focus on operational efficiency and business development has helped Quess scale itself rapidly.He is a first generation entrepreneur and under his leadership Quess is now a 260,000+ strong family with over USD 1.0 Bn in revenues. Ajit is passionate about giving back to society and was instrumental in setting up Careworks Foundation. Under his guidance, the foundation has been successful in developing meaningful interventions in the education and healthcare space and today supports over 8,000+ students across 40+ schools.He was nominated for the ‘India Forbes Leadership Award’ in 2011 and was voted as a finalist in the 2016 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year (EOY)
Subrata Kumar Nag

Group CEO & Executive Director


Subrata Kumar Nag is the Group CEO & Executive Director of our Company. A seasoned finance professional with over three decades of experience, he is responsible for implementing the Company's overall long and short term strategies. He has been a part of Quess since 2008. Prior to joining us, he was the Vice President – Finance and Company Secretary of Ilantus Technologies Private Limited. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Management from the University of Calcutta and is qualified from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI).
Madhavan Karunakaran Menon

Non-Executive Director


Madhavan Menon is a Non-Executive Director of our Company. He holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from George Washington University, USA. He is the Chairman and Managing Director of TCIL. He has over 35 years of experience in the fields of banking, finance and foreign exchange management. He has been a Director at Quess since May 2013.
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Chandran Ratnaswami

Non-Executive Director

Chandran Ratnaswami is a Non-Executive Director of our Company. Mr. Ratnaswami is the CEO of Fairfax India Holdings Corporation and the Managing Director of Hamblin Watsa Investment Counsel. He holds a B.Tech. degree in Civil Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Canada. He has 26 years of experience in the field of investment management. Mr. Ratnaswami has been a director of Thomas Cook India since August 22, 2012, and a director of India Infoline Limited since May 15, 2012. He also serves as a director of a number of insurance and non-insurance companies in India and abroad. He has been a Director at Quess since January 2016.
Pravir Kumar Vohra

Non-Executive, Independent Director


Pravir Kumar Vohra is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics from University of Delhi and is a Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers. He has over 39 years of experience in the field of banking and information technology. He was previously the Group Chief Technical Officer at ICICI Bank Limited. He has held various leadership positions in India and overseas with State Bank of India. He has been a Director at Quess since July 2015.
Revathy Ashok

Non-Executive, Independent Director


Revathy Ashok is an Independent Director of our Company. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science from the Bangalore University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. She has over 30 years of experience in the field of finance. She was previously the Director – Finance and Administration of TSI Ventures and the Chief Financial Officer of Syntel Limited. She was nominated as one of the women achievers by CII for Southern India in 2011. She has been a Director at Quess since July 2015.
Pratip Chaudhuri

Non-Executive, Independent Director


Pratip Chaudhuri is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science from the University of Delhi, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Punjab University and is a member of the Indian Institute of Bankers. He has over 40 years of experience in the field of banking. He was the Chairman of State Bank of India and has also served as the Chairman of SBI Global Factors Limited and other SBI subsidiaries. He is currently an Independent Director on the board of several companies. He has been a Director at Quess since July 2015.
Sanjay Anandaram

Non-Executive, Independent Director


Sanjay Anandaram is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Jadavpur University in Kolkata and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He has over 28 years of experience as a corporate executive, investor, teacher, and advisor to funds and entrepreneurs. He has been a Director at Quess since December 2015.