Management Team

  • Rajeev Kakar

    Managing Director & CEO

    Rajeev is the Founder Managing Director and CEO of dunia. He is one of the original five senior founding members of the global Fullerton group and has been a member of the Fullerton Global Management Board since inception ...read more

  • Venu Parameshwar

    Chief Financial Officer

    Venu has over 35 years of experience in banking and finance in a wide range of functions and countries including India, Australia, Korea, UAE and the UK. His previous roles include Portfolio Risk Manager – Citibank Australia ...read more

  • Ali Hurbas

    Strategic Analytics Head

    Ali started his career at AT&T Universal Card Services in Florida, U.S. in 1995, where he held various roles in Finance, Marketing and Card Analytics. In 1999, he joined First USA Bank, now JP Morgan Chase, as the Credit Policy ...read more

  • Ben Schuurman

    Chief Information Officer

    Ben joined dunia 4 years ago after a successful career with Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and earlier with ABN AMRO. He has over 31 years of experience in the banking industry, where he held senior global positions ...read more

  • Sanjay Kao

    Consumer Business Head

    Sanjay brings a wealth of experience and proven results in Consumer Banking across products and markets. Most recently, he was Head of Consumer Finance for RBS Asia, responsible for China, Taiwan, Hong Kong ...read more

  • Muzaffer Hamid

    Chief of Operations

    Muzaffer is part of the founding team at dunia and has 20 years of experience in the Operations & Technology area. Prior to joining dunia, Muzaffer’s last assignment was with Citibank Bahrain as the Chief Operating Officer ...read more

  • Gururaj Balakrishna

    Chief Consumer Credit Officer

    Guru was the first member of the dunia risk team having joined the organization in January 2007 and is currently dunia’s Chief Consumer Credit Officer. He has over 23 years of experience in the Credit Risk function ...read more

  • Roy Hutchinson

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Roy has 30 years of consumer financial services experience, twenty of which were at Citibank, with Global, EMEA, Latin American, Eastern European and US leadership positions ...read more

  • Awattif AlSagaf

    Chief Internal Auditor

    Awattif is a seasoned and experienced member of the dunia team since January 2014. She has 17 years of vast experience in the fields of audit and risk management within ...read more