Sri P Vaidyanathan

Shri P Vaidyanathan is a pioneer in Financial Services Industry with over 45 years of experience. He is a Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary and Cost& Management Accountant. A regular speaker on Financial Management Forums.

He has held the position of the Director in BFSI sector in City Union Bank, Vijaya Bank, Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance, Franklin Templeton AMC etc. He has been a member of IEPF (Investor Education and Protection Fund) and committees of NSDL.

He is an entrepreneur with a social cause. He is an expert in Taxation matters and has played an instrumental role in decoding the Income Tax for retail Investor. He is passionate about offering value based education to Younger Generation through a modern approach.

Sri S Sridharan

Mr.S.Sridharan is a graduate in Chemistry from Annamalai University and a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He joined and was a part of Ernst & Young Middle East for over 30 years (retired as the Managing Partner of Muscat office of Ernst & Young). During his period with Ernst & Young, he has advised many of the well known and large global corporations in Oil & Gas, Construction, Technology, financial institutions and Industrial companies operating in the Middle East.

He is also Director in M/s. Lancor Holdings Limited, Galfar Engineering and Contracting (India) Pvt Ltd, Tecton Engineering and Construction (India) Pvt Ltd, Chellammal Ganesan Homes Pvt Ltd, Ashadiya Foundation, GERI Home Care Services Pvt Ltd.


Devika Gopalan

Devika heads strategy and digital initiatives at IFEA and is an engineer with a Post Graduate degree in Management from the Symbiosis International University. Having worked in the IT Industry , she has been instrumental in developing the digital platform . She works closely with the industry partners and domain experts in developing the contents and pedagogy and will be leading the mission of democratising financial education through IFEA.

Subha Karthik

Subha has over 20 years of experience in Financial Services Industry. She has completed Bachelor's in Commerce and is a member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. Subha, has been a part of IFEA since its inception and has been supportive in the overall development of IFEA.


Dr Vijay Chandrasekaran

Vijay has the twin advantage of serving as an Academician and as a Corporate Executive, holds a Doctorate in Management & HR Practices and has over two decades of experience. At IFEA, he focuses on formulating and strengthening various academic initiatives along with business development and partners with domain experts.

Sivaram Arunachalam

Sivaram is a seasoned corporate professional with over two decades of experience and possesses strong business acumen. He has worked extensively on project delivery & transition management with various clientele across different domains. At IFEA he drives strategic business partnerships and ensures quality in delivery.

Academic Advisors

Saraswathi Mahadevan

Principal Cauvery Global Senior Secondary School CBSE Tiruchirappalli

Aruna Raman

 Retired Principal Kendriya Vidyalaya with over twenty five years of experience as a Teacher and Administrator. A key person in Child Centric Development with a focus on integrated upbringing of children alongside academic knowledge that aims at developing physical, mental cognitive and emotional abilities.