Rohit set up Alpen Capital in 2005 at the Dubai International Financial Centre. He expanded the operations to GCC and India starting 2008. He also set up a private banking joint entity - Bank Sarasin-Alpen in 2005 in all these locations complementing the activities of Alpen Capital. In 2013, he set up an independent wealth management and financial advisory firm in the DIFC called Alpen Asset Advisors. He has also set up two asset management companies - Alpen Partners and Sarasin-Alpen & Partners Limited in the last five years.
Rohit has 33 years of international banking experience with financial institutions based in Middle East and Asia.
His last assignment was with Mashreq where he was a part of the key management team, Dubai for more than 12 years. He has also worked with American Express and Bank of America.
As the Chief Operating Officer, Lakshmanan heads the areas of Operations/IT, Products and Finance. He has played a key role in the establishment of Alpen Capital entities in the MESA region. Laskhmanan also oversees the day to day operations of Alpen Asset Advisors as its Senior Executive Officer.
Lakshmanan has 31 years of experience in international banking in UAE and India.
Prior to this, he was the SVP, Head of Planning & Management Accounting for Mashreqbank Group. As a part of the management team at Mashreqbank Dubai, he played a key role in several critical bank wide projects in the areas of strategy development, implementation of planning and profitability systems, acquisition opportunities and performance and risk management. Lakshmanan was also with Citibank for 5 years.
Sameena heads the Corporate Affairs function, responsible for Public Relations, Marketing Communications, HR and Administration across Alpen Capital group covering its offices in Middle East and India. She is also responsible for the industry research function that publishes Alpen Capital´s highly acclaimed industry research reports on various sectors across the GCC.
Sameena has 29 years of human resources/marketing experience in the financial industry in the UAE and India.
In her previous assignment, she was an SVP of Human Resources at Mashreq bank. She was a faculty member at Xaviers Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar in India.
Sanjay is responsible for Investment Banking at Alpen Capital Dubai and also heads the investment banking operations in Qatar.
Sanjay has 27 years of experience in Investment Banking across Middle East & India.
Has been actively involved in various corporate finance transactions, including debt advisory / syndications, cross border M&A / joint ventures and private equity placements. Before moving to Qatar, Sanjay was a part of the Execution team in Alpen Capital, Dubai. Sanjay has previously worked with Ambit Corporate Finance and RSM & Co, India.
Yogendra is a part of the Client Origination team and works on corporate advisory mandates.
Yogendra has 19 years of work experience in the financial services sector. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant.
Prior to joining Alpen Capital, he has worked with Price Waterhouse Coopers, India as a senior manager in the M&A division. His previous employers also include Ambit Corporate Finance Ltd. and Ernst & Young and Bank Dhofar.
He has 23 years of experience in Investment Banking.
Prior to this, he was the Head of Corporate and Institutional Clients at Standard Chartered Bank, Bahrain. He has also worked with Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Emirates Bank International, Mashreq Bank and British Bank of the Middle East in Jordan.