Anup Vikal

Head of Legal & CSR, CFO, Nayara Energy Ltd.

Anup Vikal is the Chief Financial Officer of Nayara Energy and is responsible for the overall strategy, operations and delivery of the Finance function. Anup joined the Company in November, 2017.

As part of the finance portfolio, Anup drives Nayara Energy’s financial and operational success with the responsibility for financial strategy and capital structure, resource investment & optimization and ensuring transparency to our investors. He leads the functions of treasury, corporate finance, trade finance, accounting & reporting, corporate governance, controllership, investor relations, tax & strategy. Anup also heads the Legal department and oversees the CSR portfolio of the company.

Anup is an industry veteran with over 28 years of experience in investment community and proven track record of growth, operational excellence and turnaround with both established companies and start-ups. He has been instrumental in transforming the investor relations, business planning, management reporting, monetizing and divesting of businesses. He is also credited with raising over USD 30 billion of funding in all forms of debt, equity, quasi-equity from all parts of the world.
Anup’s thorough understanding of various industries and sectors have enabled him to perform leading role in over two dozen mergers & acquisitions, sell-offs, joint ventures, portfolio management and business restructuring. He has been a member of multiple Boards and Chairman of various Board Committees.

Prior to joining Nayara Energy, he has led top-performing organisations viz. Snapdeal, Aircel, InterGlobe Enterprises, Colt Technology Services India Private Ltd, Bharti Airtel Ltd and Tata Home Finance.

Anup holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and Master’s degree in Business Administration.