Our Awesome Team

Ankur Ghosh
Founder & CEO

SSV Capital is led by Founder and CEO, Ankur Ghosh. He is an expert investor and entrepreneur with extensive knowledge of the UK and Indian markets. Leveraging years of experience in asset management and private equity, Ankur has developed an innovative approach to investment. His hands-on understanding empowers him to identify exciting, high-potential avenues and create robust future-proof strategies.

Ankur’s versatility, inventiveness, and pragmatism enable him to seize opportunities, even amid the complexities of the current financial landscape. His goals are strategic, measurable, clear, and driven by his deep understanding of market trends.

Ankur’s inspirational leadership steers company practices. Priding himself on exemplary behaviour, he defines his company’s culture and vision while facilitating an environment that thrives on outstanding performance and positive morale.

Ishita Ghosh
Vice President (VP)

Ishita has developed high-quality operational strategies for multinational corporations for over a decade. Responsible for monitoring company goals and adjusting policies, she works closely with other vice presidents and corporate executives to establish business targets.

Ishita further advises on staffing and other organisational resources. She strives to create sustainable operational budgets that reduce costs, increase revenue, and improve company performance.

At SSV Capital, Ishita works with the board to define the company’s overall mission, values, and strategic goals. As somebody involved at the highest level of company policy-making, she attends meetings with the board of directors to share important company information. She also leads, guides, directs, and evaluates the work of other employees, such as senior directors and managers.

Tanumoy Talukder
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Tanumoy has over 15 years of experience in the information technology field. During this time, he managed diverse product portfolios and strategies, working closely with technology partners to drive software innovation. Tanumoy has worked with tech giants in the UK, US, and India. He also led the Internet of Things, Cloud, and Artificial Intelligence departments for various banking, retail, and insurance businesses.

As an AWS-certified professional, Tanumoy has gained extensive knowledge while helping businesses design, configure, and host financial applications in the cloud.

At SSV Capital, he serves as a liaison between operations and IT to identify and implement solutions that resolve issues caused by the complex deployment of international platforms. As a part of the senior management team, Tanumoy also assists with Company strategy, formulation,
and growth.

Gaurav Halder (Advisor)
Chief Strategy Officer

Gaurav has years of experience in strategy and digital transformation at consulting companies in China, Japan, Australia, and the Asia Pacific.

He was a founding member of a $45 million end-to-end complaint handling, product investigation, and regulatory reporting product spanning North America. As a certified strategy and business analytics professional, Gaurav has managed customer accounts and business strategies with a combined portfolio value of more than $100 million.

At SSV Capital, Gaurav supports company planning and designs strategies for presentation to the board. He develops effective procedures by analysing current market dynamics, market share changes, product line performance, and competitive intelligence. In addition, he collaborates with business executives, special committees, and consultants.

Nidhi Pandit (Advisor)
Head of Corporate Development

Nidhi has grown businesses in the Middle East, USA, UK, and Asia as a corporate development professional for over 10 years. She was instrumental in converting a regional money transfer operator into a global fintech group. In addition, she was part of the core team that managed its IPO at the London Stock Exchange.

During this time, Nidhi executed $80 million of mergers and acquisitions, integrated acquired businesses, created and managed a strategic investment portfolio, and launched several payment products.

At SSV Capital, Nidhi collaborates with the management team to implement plans that ensure the business can scale rapidly. She is directly involved in building the company portfolio by managing and fostering relationships and creating synergy opportunities through mergers and acquisitions. Nidhi also oversees divestitures, introduces innovative technologies, and establishes metrics for success.

Pradatta Adhikary
VP of Engineering

Pradatta boasts over 10 years of experience as a Technical Lead for a prominent payment platform. He has also worked on various integrations with banking APIs, open banking integration, and local payment methods like iDEAL, Sofort, and Klarna. Pradatta successfully led an integration project with the central bank of a major European nation and delivered direct integration to the SEPA instant payment scheme and virtual IBAN generation and allocation.

Pradatta also headed various infrastructure-related projects for Apple Pay, including domestic payment network operators and transit network onboarding for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. At SSV Capital, Pradatta is developing and driving an architectural vision that supports the aggressive growth of the fintech product suite.

In addition, he designs product strategies with the CTO. Pradatta is key to creating performant fintech products and cross-border payment platforms alongside the product engineers.