Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Santosh Gujadhur
Mr. Santosh Gujadhur is a co-founder of GFin Corporate Services Ltd., a regulated Mauritian administrator. He is admitted to the New York State Bar. He was previously a corporate associate in the New York office of Sidley Austin LLP, where he has represented financial institutions, broker-dealers, sovereign wealth funds and other corporate clients in equity, debt and hybrid capital transactions, fund formations, IPOs, tender offers, swaps and accelerated share repurchase transactions, investment transactions, regulatory matters and various other transactions. He has recently represented financial institutions and sovereign wealth funds in several landmark recapitalization transactions in the United States as a result of the financial crisis. He received a J.D. from Cornell University and a B.S. in biochemistry from Boston College.
Tej Gujadhur
Mr. Tej Gujadhur is a co-founder of GFin Corporate Services Ltd., a regulated Mauritian administrator. He has spent 16 years in the financial sector in Europe and the United States, with the last 12 years in the private equity and hedge fund industries in London, Dublin and New York. He was a senior manager with Ernst & Young in London and New York and also served in senior in-house positions. He has been the CFO of The Children’s Investment Fund and its affiliates in London and he was, most recently, the CFO of Apollo Global’s European principal finance and distressed business. He is a U.K. Chartered Accountant with a B.Sc. (Hons) in computational science and economics from the University of Leeds and a M.A. in international banking and finance from the University of Reading.
KK is a Director of IEP Middle East Advisors DMCC, UAE. He is responsible for charting the operational strategy of the fund with a focus on deal evaluation and operational excellence of portfolio companies. He undertakes initiatives for cost optimization and risk mitigation across all the Indian portfolio companies covering sectors like logistics, healthcare and education and is also involved in implementation and maintaining cost control initiatives, implementing strategy for profitable revenue growth, expanding market share, reducing structural costs and generating positive cash flow. He is also responsible for productivity improvements and periodic reviews of portfolio companies.

KK has nearly two decades of experience working with various businesses across sectors in process improvement, sales & marketing strategy and product development. Before joining IEP Fund Advisors, he was the lead Partner at Accenture and a key member of Accenture’s consulting practice in India In this role, KK anchored the sales support activities on a cross-industry basis for all of Accenture’s global technology outsourcing work into India. Having worked in American, European and Indian companies, he has deep understanding of life sciences, travel, logistics and construction industries.

KK serves on the Board of IL&FS Education Technology Services, Axiss Dental, RG Stone, Ocean Sparkle and Spoton Logistics. Actively involved in various social causes, Kumar has contributed significantly to the fundraising programme for his alma mater Indian Institute of Technology Bombay’s Class of 1984 legacy project and the "Wellness Fund" initiative.

KK holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT Bombay.