Chaitanya Pande


Senior executive with 20+ years of experience in credit, finance and investments, was previously Principal and MD at LionsHead Alternatives, where he was responsible for investments, credit and structuring. Mr Pande also advised Shriram group on fixed income investments via Shriram wealth, Northern Arc (IFMR) Investment on Investment Strategy, Products and Fund Raising, Ahimsa Capital on Investment Strategy and capital raising. Previously, Mr. Pande was EVP & Chief Investment Officer (Fixed Income and Structured Products) at ICICI Prudential AMC where he managed USD 12Bn+ Fixed Income and Structured Products portfolios. Mr. Pande was with ICICI Prudential for over a decade, and invested over USD 500mm in real estate debt and over USD 700mm in structured credit across sectors including Infrastructure, NBFCs and Micro Finance. Mr. Pande was awarded Debt Fund Manager of the Year by Business Standard in 2012, and funds under his management were awarded Best Debt Fund House by Morningstar for 3 years in a row and Best Debt Fund House by CNBC TV18 CRISIL in 2010. Prior to ICICI Prudential, Mr. Pande was with Jardine Fleming AMC. Mr. Pande has a PGDBA from IMI Delhi and a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics from St. Stephens College, Delhi. He sits on the board of Northern Arc (Formerly IFMR) Investments a leading Micro Finance Debt Investment Manager and Pipeline Infrastructure Limited a leading gas pipeline company(Brookefield)