S. Damodaran,Chairman

Damodaran joined in the Board of Guardian in Oct. 2011 and he is the Founder of Gramalaya group of institutions namely Gramalaya NGO, Guardian MFI, GramalayaMicrofin Foundation and GREAT

  • Qualification:

    M.Com., MBA (Project Management)

  • Other Appointments:

    National-level Task Force Member, Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India.
    Executive Committee member, State-level Sanitation Society, Government of Tamil Nadu.
    Country Director, water.org, India Office, Trichy – 2007 - 2011

  • Chairman of:

    Guardian MFI
    GramalayaMicrofin Foundation
    GREAT

 

 

S. Kumarasamy, Director

Joined the board of Guardian in 2007 and one of the promoters of Guardian and he was formerly a Chairman of Guardian from 2007 – 2011.

  • Qualification:

    B.A., Dip. In HRD

  • Other Appointments:

    Having more than 35 years Govt. Service in Health Department
    10 year experience in NGO sector.
    Vast exposure on MFI operations.

 

 

Mrs. J. Geetha, Director

Geetha joined the board from 2007 and one of the promoters. Currently CEO of GramalayaMicrofin Foundation.

  • Qualification:

    B .Sc., MBA (Project Management)

  • Other Appointments:

    - Women representative in WSSCC, Geneva.
    - Director in GREAT.
    - Advisor in Gramalaya NGO.
    - 15 year experience in NGO sector and exposures to MFI operations.

 

 

Mrs. S. Muthulakshmi, Director

Muthulakshmi is one of the promoters of Guardian and director from 2007. Currently, she is the Accounts Officer at Gramalaya NGO.

  • Qualification:

    M.A., MBA (Financial Management)

  • Other Appointments:

    - Director in GREAT.
    - 25 year service in Gramalaya NGO having vast track records.

 

 

Mr. M. Elangovan, Director

One of the promoters of Guardian having more than 15 years of experience in development sector.

  • Qualification:

    M.Com.,

  • Other Appointments:

    - Executive Director, Gramalaya NGO.
    - Director, GramalayaMicrofin Foundation.

 

 

Mr. NagarajaPrakasam, Director

Independent Director

  • Qualification:

    B.E., MBA from USA

  • Other Appointments:

    - Full time Angel Investor.
    - Active in many social organizations like Tata –NeN, Atlanta and San Diego chapter, CDC software, and many more award winner.

 

 

M.Senthil Kumar, Chief Executive Officer

Completed his post graduation in Commerce & M.B.A in Banking and Finance and have experience in various private sectors for more than 6 years. Joined in Gramalaya NGO during the year 2005 as Team Leader and successfully executed project of WaterCredit under water credit alliance to urban slum dwellers inTrichy district of Tamilnadu. During his tenure in Gramalaya he had undergone exposure visits to various MFIs like BASIX, BANDHAN, BISWA, GRAMEEN KOOTA, HAND IN HAND, ESAF and ASA BANGLADESH. He was also trained by BASIX in software and MFI's special skills. He also attended various trainings & workshops. He is posted as Manager Credit in Guardian from the year 2007. Now he is looking after accounts, software and legal issues and reporting to donors and bankers. He is also acquired certificate from Frankfurt school of Management, Germany on "Certified Expert in Microfinace."

  • Qualification:

    M.B.A in Banking and Finance

  • Other Appointments:

    - Team Leader and successfully executed project of WaterCredit
    - Manager Credit in Guardian from the year 2007. Now he is looking after accounts, software and legal issues and reporting to donors and bankers.