Manoj Kumar Nambiar is the Managing Director of Arohan and a Board Member. Manoj has over 28 years of experience in consumer finance & retail banking.
Manoj started his working career with Modi Xerox in 1988 and then moved into consumer financial services with GE Countrywide in 1995, retail banking with ANZ Grindlays in 1997 and retail assets & business development with ABN Amro Bank NV India in 2000. Manoj joined as Head Retail Banking of National Bank of Oman in 2002 looking after Oman, UAE & Egypt, post which he worked as the Chief Operating Officer of the Alhamrani-Nissan Finance company, KSA in 2004 and returned to Oman as the Dy CEO of Ahli Bank SAOG in 2008. He returned to India in June 2010 as MD & CEO of Intellecash Microfinance Network Company (P) Limited (an Intellecap Group company) which is in the business of incubating and capacity building of MFIs. Manoj is also a director on the boards of IntelleCash Microfinance Network Company (P) Limited, Aavishkaar Venture Management Services (P) Limited & Intellecap Software Technologies (P) Limited. He joined the governing board of MFIN in early 2013 and was the president of the MFIN Board in FY15-16.
Manoj completed his mechanical engineering from VJTI in 1986, and his MBA in Marketing from JBIMS in 1988, both from Mumbai University and has tertiary qualifications in insurance from Insurance Institute of India. He has also completed the “Strategic Leadership in Microfinance” course from the Harvard Business School, Boston, US in April ‘13.