Natarajan Balakrishnan

Executive Director and Head - Operations, Technology and Client Servicing, Avendus Wealth Management

Natarajan Balakrishnan has over 25 years of post-qualification experience in various industry verticals with a substantial portion of the same in financial services and capital markets.

Natarajan joined Avendus in May 2017 and heads the wealth management operations, client servicing and technology functions. His focus is to streamline the wealth management operations using integrated technology solutions for an elevated customer experience and a seamless, robust and efficient back-office set-up.

Prior to joining Avendus, Natarajan was a consultant to various firms across different industries including a brokerage house, a commodity exchange and a BPO streamlining their operational processes and helping build & implement solutions to drive operational efficiency.

Natarajan has worked with the Kotak Mahindra Group for close to 14 years in various capacities and was instrumental in setting up of the Net Broking platform of Kotak Securities and the operations, client servicing and Finance functions of Kotak Wealth Management.

Natarajan had a brief stint with DHL Express where he was regional finance manager and was instrumental in implementing a comprehensive accounting and automated MIS Software. He started his careeer with Larsen & Toubro.

Natarajan is a Chartered Accountant and a graduate Cost Accountant and has a Bachelor in Commerce degree from R.A. Podar College of Commerce & Economics, Mumbai.


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