Our Leadership Team


At Waterfield Advisors, our people have diverse experience and backgrounds thereby creating a team of professionals with experience in multiple areas, each of which contributes seamlessly to the advice and expertise we provide to our clients.

Soumya RajanManaging Director and Chief Executive Officer

As the founder of Waterfield Advisors, Soumya brings over 23 years of experience in Consumer Banking, Private Banking and Risk, having worked with ANZ Grindlays and Standard Chartered Bank prior to founding Waterfield. Soumya has advised several business leaders on issues related to the success and continuity of their family enterprise including managing family wealth, succession transitions and mentoring the NextGen, corporate and family governance, conflict resolution, business strategy and philanthropy.

Munish RandevChief Investment Officer

Munish has over 22 years of industry experience with some of the country’s leading financial institutions like Avendus, Fidelity and ABN Amro Bank and brings with him extensive knowledge of the financial markets and investment strategies across asset classes. Munish specialises in providing comprehensive and unparalleled advice to clients across their portfolios holdings.

Kartik KiniChief Operating Officer

With over 21 years of experience, Kartik has worked with some of the largest financial services firms including Avendus, Deutsche Bank and Merrill Lynch, India. Kartik brings with him a robust operational background and has enhanced the firm’s operating model by leading the process and technological changes.

Surjit RathodDirector, Finance and Administration

With over 21 years of experience, Surjit has responsibility of the company’s finance and administration and has put in place several tracking systems and procedures. He has previously worked with leading law and strategy advice firms like AZB Partners and Portman Holdings.

Sharad MendonExecutive Director

With rich industry experience of over 20 years at some of the top financial services firm like ABN Amro Bank, Religare Macquarie Private Wealth and Birla Sun Life, Sharad specialises in structuring and implementing solutions for the diverse requirements of the clients. Sharad also advises on best practices and governance, ownership and business strategy, amongst others.

Sadaf BehbahanyExecutive Director

Having worked with Standard Chartered and Credit Suisse, Sadaf brings with her over 16 years of thoughtful and analytical experience. She assists family offices and enterprises in achieving their family and business goals. Some of her responsibilities include designing and implementation of family governance, education and training of family members for future roles, preparation of the next generation, succession transitions.

Ganesh JayaramanDirector

Ganesh’s experience spans over 18 years in the financial services industry with established firms like BNP Paribas, HDFC Asset Management and Alliance Asset Management. He provides significant support to clients in streamlining their financial affairs.

Rohit KarkeraDirector, Investment Solutions

Rohit has over 11 years of experience within the financial services space with established firms like Axis Bank, Crisil and ICICI Prudential, providing fund research and wealth management solutions. He plays a significant role at the firm in managing client portfolios by providing in-depth research and analysis across asset classes.