Our team at EIML is led by strong and visionary leaders who have built and grown the organisation by leveraging their core competencies. The organization derives strength from their extensive collective expertise, astute financial judgment, institutional credibility, and a stellar track record across the investment management and wealth universe.

The core team comprises individuals with varied and complementing skills like research, markets, technology, operations, products, and client centricity, making us one of the most respected and well-rounded private Investment management firms in India.


Krishna Kumar Karwa

Managing Director, Emkay Global Financial Services Ltd.

Krishna, born on July 14, 1965, is a distinguished rank holder from the prestigious Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). With over three decades of extensive experience, Krishna holds the esteemed position of Promoter and Managing Director at Emkay. His expertise spans across all facets of the Equity Capital Markets, where he plays a pivotal role in overseeing the Research, Asset Management, and Corporate Advisory divisions at Emkay.

Notably, Krishna’s contributions extend beyond Emkay, as he has served as a Director on the Board of West Coast Paper Mills Ltd., further showcasing his dedication to fostering excellence across diverse sectors.

Prakash Kacholia

Managing Director, Emkay Global Financial Services Ltd.

Prakash, born on 27 September 1965, is an accomplished Chartered Accountant from the 1987 batch of the prestigious ICAI, boasting over three decades of invaluable experience in the dynamic Capital Market. Prakash’s expertise extends beyond the corporate realm; he has made significant contributions as a member of the SEBI Committee on Derivatives. Moreover, his seasoned leadership has played a pivotal role in his directorship on the boards of Bombay Stock Exchange Limited, Central Depository Services (India) Limited, and BOI Shareholding Limited, a subsidiary of the Bank of India. During his tenure as Director at BSE Limited, he also served as a member of the Audit Committee. He is currently a member of the Advisory Committee of the NSE and serves as a Director on the Board of West Coast Paper Mills Ltd.

Core Team

Vikaas M Sachdeva

Chief Executive Officer, Emkay Investment Managers Ltd.

Vikaas is an industry stalwart with over three decades of experience. In the course of his career, he has held several influential and senior management positions across marquee financial service organizations. He has a broad range of interests across functions like sales, distribution, marketing, investment banking, product, and customer service.

Vikaas was the CEO of Edelweiss Asset Management Ltd, successfully turning around the business culminating in the acquisition of JP Morgan MF and was also the Global CEO of Enam Asset Management Ltd, where he oversaw both global and domestic side of the business.

He has also been part of the core team turning around and scaling up the business of ING Investment Management (India) Ltd. He was also one of the founding members of Birla Sun Life International AMC Ltd.,

Among his industry affiliations, he has been an erstwhile member of the Mutual Fund Advisory Committee (MFAC), a high-powered committee appointed by SEBI to advise them on governing the MF industry. He was also on the board of the Association of Mutual Funds of India (AMFI), heading the ETF and indexing committee, which submitted the first white paper on ETFs to SEBI. More recently he was associated with the Asset Managers Roundtable of India (AMRI), the nodal body for FPIs in the country. Currently, he is a member of the Advisory Committee of the India FinTech Forum.

Under his dynamic leadership Emkay Investment Managers Ltd. recently won the award from Feather Touch for ‘The Most Innovative Company of the Year (BFSI), 2022’

Manish Sonthalia

Chief Investment Officer, Emkay Investment Managers Ltd.

Manish Sonthalia serves as the Chief Investment Officer of Emkay Investment Managers Ltd. He has over 3 decades of exhaustive experience in equity fund management and research covering Indian Markets.
A commerce graduate from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata, Manish is also a member of The Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and The Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He has completed his MBA in Finance from IISWBM. His research paper on Indian Markets ‘A Rising Consumer Class’, was published by the Global World Economic Forum in 2010. His views are frequently sought by leading Media channels in India as well as globally.

Sachin Shah

Fund Manager, Emkay Investment Managers Ltd.

Sachin is a seasoned fund manager with over two decades of experience in the Indian equity markets. By virtue of his extensive research, Sachin realised early-on the need for a framework in which companies with evasively tricky standing needed to be filtered out very objectively, leading to the development of E-Qual Risk, EIML’s proprietary module which helps us to evaluate and compare listed companies on various aspects of governance. Sachin shares his knowledge and insights through various media interactions across print and digital platforms.

Kashyap Javeri

Fund Manager, Emkay Investment Managers Ltd.

Kashyap Javeri is a Fund Manager with more than a decade of experience in company and sector research. He brings exceptional insights into stocks and economy. Prior to joining Emkay Investment Managers, he was a rated BFSI analyst in Emkay Institutional Equities for eight years, and also worked with Sharekhan Ltd. as a midcap analyst. Kashyap brings with him immense in-depth knowledge not only in a variety of manufacturing and services sectors, but also in banking and economics.

Raj Gala

Fund Manager, Emkay Investment Managers Ltd.

Raj Gala is a fund manager with more than a decade of experience in managing funds, asset allocation, analysing companies, and tracking sectors. He brings exceptional insights into equity advisory (PMS/ ND-PMS/ direct equities). In his past role as a senior equity analyst, he has evaluated multiple sectors and managed event-based trading strategies.