Angel Broking Management Team

Mr. Dinesh Thakkar - Founder Chairman & Managing Director

The Angel Group of Companies was brought to life by Mr. Dinesh Thakkar. He ventured into stock trading with an intention to raise capital for his own independent enterprise. However, he recognised the opportunity offered by the stock market to serve individual investors. Thus India’s first retail-focused stock-broking house was established in 1987. Under his leadership, Angel became the first broking house to embrace new technology for faster, more effective and affordable services to retail investors.

Mr. Thakkar is valued for his understanding of the economy and the stock-market. The print and electronic media often seek his views on the market trend as well as investment strategies.

Mr. Lalit Thakkar - Director – Research

Mr. Lalit Thakkar is the motivating force behind Angel’s highly acclaimed Research team. He’s been a part of the senior management team since the Angel Group’s inception. His technical and fundamental outlook has provided impetus to Angel’s market research team. Research-based & personalized advisory services are Angel’s forte, and Mr. Lalit Thakkar has undoubtedly been the brain behind it.

When it comes to analyzing the market, Mr. Lalit Thakkar is truly a genius. His hands-on experience and fundamental knowledge of the market can predict the market trend early. His views on the market trend are often quoted in the print and electronic media.

Mr. Vinay Agrawal - Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Vinay Agrawal leads the Equity Broking business at Angel, which comprises Business Development, Operations, Product Development and E-broking initiative. He is actively involved in exploring new ways to adopt technology for business enhancement.

A Chartered Accountant by qualification, Mr. Agrawal began his career with the Angel Group as Finance and Operations Consultant, and since then he’s quickly climbed up the corporate ladder.

Mr. Santanu Syam - Executive Director – Operations

Mr. Syam brings with him over 18 years of experience in the field of Transaction Banking, Wholesale Banking, Treasury Banking, Consumer Banking and CBS. He started his career with ANZ Grindlays Bank and he was also associated with Standard Chartered Bank in India as Director Transactional Banking.

Mr. Syam followed up his Engineering degree with an MBA. He has also attended Banking & Technology seminars organised by SCB Singapore, BSE India & Euro Finance.

Mr. Ketan Shah - Associate Director – Information Technology

IT is a strategic function at Angel. And Mr. Ketan Shah is involved in the designing of Angel’s IT policies and Strategies. Mr. Shah leads all IT-related activities from planning and budgeting to implementation and maintenance.

Mr. Shah has over 18 years of industry experience. He has been involved in various aspects of Business Operations in his previous assignments.

Mr. Naveen Mathur - Associate Director – Commodities and Currencies

A CFA of 1997, Mr. Mathur holds a Post Graduation degree in Financial Management and Business Finance. He brings with him over 14 years of experience in the financial markets

He had been associated with Religare Commodities, Karvy Consultants and with BLB Ltd in the past. He has been involved in several management activities, treasury operations, corporate and strategic planning, research activities in Futures and Options markets in his past assignments.

Mr. Mathur is a regular speaker on all the prominent financial news channels.