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The Team

Ram

Ram Gorlamandala

Co-founder & Director

Ram is a leading investment banker with significant sell side experience and won many industry awards for his contribution to the capital markets.

He commenced his career at The Trust Company (Part of Perpetual) in 2004 and then moved on to work with Accenture, Commonwealth Bank & The Australian Stock Exchange.

Ram spent 4 years at BBY Corporate finance directly involved in approximately US$1 billion worth of transactions through various equity capital market (ECM), debt capital market (DCM) projects and M&A based transactions.

Over the past 4 years, Ram has been leading the corporate team at Tat Capital, where he has been a lead advisor on various transactions.

Pras

Pras Indrakumar

Co-founder & Director

Pras is a professional and talented private banker with 6 years experience, managing family office and ultra-high net worth clients across Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, UK and Indian subcontinent.

He commenced his career in 2002, as an entrepreneur, setting up an e-strategy consulting business in Sydney and exited the business in 2009.

Pras spent 1 year in London, where he studied investment management and helped setup a business that connects hedge funds with institutional investors.

Over the past 6 years, Pras has built a strong network of family offices in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and the Indian Subcontinent; where he is involved in corporate finance, capital raising and M&A transactions.

Andro

Andro Matugas-Barnes

Head of FX Operations

Andro is a Financial Markets expert, having experience across all asset classes including (but not limited to) derivatives, futures, foreign exchange, equities and fixed interest.

Andro has spent most of his Financial Markets career with Travelex in Retail Foreign Exchange as a Director of Managed Services at a boutique Alternative Investments Firm.

Andro is a Sub Authorised Representative for Tat Capital and is a Certified Financial Planner.

Over the past 2 years, Andro has been leading the highly experienced FX team at Tat Capital.

Jay

Jay Kumar

Research & Analytics

Jay leads TAT Foresight, a specialist research and analytics team that focuses on global asset manager, investment strategy and capital markets research.

Prior to joining TAT, Jay spent over 17 years in senior research, analytics and portfolio management roles with leading institutions such as Morningstar, ING Investment Management and ANZ Global Wealth.

During his successful career as an institutional investor, Jay identified and invested hundreds of millions of dollars with some of most admired and highly successful active asset managers around the world. Jay applied his investing skills across a range of asset sectors including Global Equities, Global Emerging Markets, Global Real Estate and Infrastructure, Domestic equities and alternative assets.

Jay’s incisive and predictive empirical work has been published in several international journals covering diverse topics such as corporate strategy, financial distress, capital markets and disruptive business trends in the financial services industry.

Anubha Varma

Anubha Varma

Director, Working Capital Solutions

Anubha is a seasoned working capital banking professional with 20 years of experience across multiple geographies.

Anubha has a proven track record of establishing leading revenue-generating businesses from inception to fruition and is known as a values-driven visionary.

Anubha was heading Deutsche Bank’s Trade Finance and Lending division in Australia & NZ where she led complex cross-border financing structures. Prior to this, Anubha managed Transaction Banking at DB in India for six years and led Scotia Bank’s FI business from 2003 to 2006. Anubha started her career as Management Graduate at State Bank of India.

Her key areas of expertise include Supply Chain Finance, Structured finance, and International trade. From 2014 to 2019, Anubha was the Honorary Secretary of ICC Banking Commission Committee Australia, a global governing organization involved in making rules for international trade.

Sulakshana

Sulakshana Badri

Senior Manager, Marketing & Project Management

Sulakshana is proficient in communications, understanding business process & streamlining data and resources to meet end requirements.

Starting her career with Financial Express UK, she has worked on several projects for Fund Management Companies across Hong Kong, Singapore, UAE, India, and South Africa including Sun Hung Kai, AXA HK, Profile, Standard Life, etc.

Sulakshana has taken the role of managing various marketing and technical projects for Tat Capital, bringing in her writing, analytical & project expertise.

Pooja

Pooja Digumarti

Senior Manager, Data & Product Development

Pooja is experienced in fixed income, equities, futures & foreign exchange.

Pooja spent a major part of her career as Manager and SME with Deutsche Bank Operations in India.

Pooja has experience managing corporate action events, complex multi currency transactions, client relationship management, managing reconciliations of books and reporting processes.

Pooja has been adding value to our clientele in the past three years, mentoring new team members, and analyzing the data repository for product development at Tat Capital.

Malvika

Malvika Sehgal

Senior Analyst, Finance & Operations

Malvika is a Financial Analyst, with hands-on experience in Accounts receivables and payables, bookkeeping, etc.

Malvika began her career with Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust as an Accountant & has knowledge in Corporate Banking, Bank Reconciliation, balancing receivables and payables and preparing financial statements of the company.

Currently Malvika is analyzing the financial statements and building Financial Models for Tat Capital, in addition to assisting the management in administrative functions.