R. Jayachandran (Jaya) Chairman & Co-Founder

Jaya has a wealth of experience spanning over four decades. He has been instrumental in the growth of Olam International Ltd., a leading global agriculture business listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX).

He is the Founder and Director of Redington India Ltd. and the Aquarius Group of companies.

He is Singapore’s High Commissioner to Mauritius. He is also the Chairman of the Hindu Endowment Board, a statutory board in Singapore, and a member of the advisory board of Singapore’s Indian Heritage Centre.

Jaya has a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from the University of Madras, and is a chartered accountant. He also attended Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.

A. S. Thiyagarajan (Rajan) Vice Chairman & Co-Founder

Rajan is the Managing Director of Aquarius Investment Advisors Pte. Ltd. (AIAPL), a Singapore based fund. Rajan is a seasoned banker with more than four decades of experience. He brings to the board invaluable experience and insights from his time at Canara Bank (a large public sector bank in India) and later as the country head of corporate investment banking and treasury at Citibank, both in India and subsequently at the headquarters in New York.

Rajan is a regular commentator on Asian and Indian markets on BBC, CNBC, Bloomberg, etc. He holds a post graduate degree in science from Madras University. He also attended Harvard Business School’s Programme for Management Development.

Vivekanand Sheorey (Vicky) Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Vicky is Co-founder of Laminaar Aviation InfoTech. A military aviator, aviation business analyst and application software and multimedia designer. He served for 12 years with the IAF where he gained invaluable operational experience on frontline strike aircraft, logging 1000+ hours on HAL HF-24 Maruts, MiG-21Ms and MiG-23BN aircraft.

After retiring as Squadron Leader, he started Sheorey Digital Systems Pvt. Ltd. (SDS) which grew into a successful aviation infotech company.

At Laminaar, Vicky, besides leading the business, remains the chief business analyst and the chief application software designer. He is passionate about aviation training and safety. This passion and single-minded focus has led to the development of world-class application software products of the Company, viz., ARMS®, InfoPrompt® and Delta.Net®.

Vicky obtained a degree in commerce from the University of Nagpur in 1977. Upon graduating from the India Air Force Academy, he was commissioned in IAF as military aviator in 1979.

Dr. Mark Haynes Daniell (Dr. Daniell)

Mark Daniell is an Independent Non-Executive Director who brings to the board four decades of experience in the formulation and execution of business strategy andcapital markets transactions. His career includes more than twenty years as a partner at Bain & Company, one of the world’s leading strategy consulting companies, as a Director of boutique m&a merchant bank Wasserstein Perella, and as President of listed strategic investment company k1 Ventures. At Bain, he worked for many years in both the international airline and overnight express sectors.

Mark’s board experience includes membership of boards in the UK (ED&F Man, Sacoven plc, Saker Fund), Singapore (Olam, Aquarius), Saudi Arabia (MMES&S) and Turkey (Tiryaki Agro).

He is the Founder and Chairman of The Raffles Family Wealth Trust Pte Ltd in Singapore, as well as a co-founder of Capital Partners of Georgia. He has, so far, authored eight books on business strategy and investment.

Mark holds a Juris Doctor degree from the Harvard Law School, Bachelor and Master of Arts degrees in jurisprudence from Oxford University (University College) where he was a Marshall Scholar, a Bachelor of Arts from Amherst College, a CEP from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and a DEF from the Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne.