Mr. Rajnish Jain – Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Raj. Jain is the current Managing Director of Yako Microfinance and holds an MBA in International Finance, Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona, USA, and ranked 1st in International Management by Financial Times, Wall Street and US News, holds an M. S. in Computer Science, Monmouth University, New Jersey, USA and a B. S. in Computer Engineering from India. Raj Jain has worked in different capacities as a senior financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch, San Francisco, California, USA (2005-2006). He served as the Client Relations Manager – Consumer Solutions Group at JDA Software Group Inc. Scottsdale, Arizona, USA (2003-2004). In (1995-2002), he was the engagement Manager at Compuware Corporation, Farmington Hills, Michigan and in (1993-1995) he was a senior Systems Analyst at Detroit Edison – Fermi II, Monroe, Michigan, USA (1993-1995).
Mr. Anchal Kumar Sinha – Executive Director
Mr. Anchal Kumar Sinha had been graduated in Mathematics as his Honors subject from Patna University and joined Bank of Baroda in India in 1978. He took retirement voluntarily from Bank of Baroda after he served the Bank for more than 31 years in various positions. As a banker, he managed many branches in Bank of Baroda, including the rural areas.He has a good knowledge in Tally and other accounting subjects. After opting Retirement, he studied on Microfinance sector and wrote several stories and series in the leading Newspapers in India, including one Business and Financial Newspaper. He also wrote a book on the Peoples Movement in Bihar (India), where he himself participated as an activist. He also worked as a Senior Journalist in many newspapers and magazines in India.
B.S. Choudhary – General Manager
Mr. Choudhary has done his Bachelor degree in science from Jodhpur University and Masters in Social Sciences. He completed his PG Diploma in Labor laws and Personal Management. He is Associates of Indian Institute of Bankers, Mumbai. He is a experienced banker. He started his career from Regional Rural bank as officer and he served many banks in various capacities. He is groomed banker in Credit, Retail Finance, Forex operations, Rural and agriculture finance and Microfinance. He served Bank of Baroda for 21 years and retired as Senior Branch Manager in 2011. He headed Sri Vinayak Sahakari Bank Ahmadabad as CEO in 2011-13. Then he moved to Chemical Industry. He was Head of Finance, HR and Marketing at Microgenix Specialties Chemical Industries, Ahmadabad, India and Dhaka, Bangladesh. Currently he is a part of Yako Team as General Manager.
James Okodi – Head of Credit
Mr. Okodi completed BA (Hon) degree in Social Administration and Sociology from Makerere University and a post Graduate Diploma in Taxation and tax administration, completed the course work component for the award of a Masters degree in business administration (MBA), majoring in small business management. He served the Bank of Baroda (U) Ltd for about 7 years as a credit officer at the Kampala main branch office, and as the position of Branch Manager. Then in 1992, he moved to Nile Bank an assistant director credit and mercantile banking department. Then he moved to Uganda Revenue Authority in 2001 as Manager Debt recovery/tax appeal division until 2012. He joined Yako Microfinance Ltd in 2013 and is serving at the position of Branch Manager as Core Management team member.