Citrus is associated with freshness and purity. It is also a source of a vital nutrient and adds value to the consumer. These are the core values of Citrus Advisors.

Sanjay Sinha - Founder

Sanjay Sinha: Sanjay was till recently the CEO of L&T Mutual Fund which was known as DBS Chola Mutual Fund before it was acquired by L&T Finance in January 2010. During his 3 year stint with the company, he has managed to grow the assets under management fivefold.

Before joining DBS Cholamandalam Asset Management in September 2008, Sanjay was the Chief Investment Officer at SBI Mutual Funds.

He started his career with UTI AMC Pvt. Ltd. and was with them for over 16 years. Funds managed by him were the first few funds from UTI that won awards for their performance. Sanjay joined SBI Funds Management in 2005 (a joint venture between SBI and Societe General Asset Management (SGAM)). During this tenure, the Fund House won 34 awards in a span of 3 years i.e. from 2005 – 08 for the performance of its funds. In this period funds managed by SBI Funds Management grew from Rs 6500 crs to Rs 36000 crs.

He has managed the entire spectrum of equity funds - from exchange traded fund, index funds, diversified equity to sector funds. In UTI he has also had hands on experience in sales and marketing and operations in the initial part of his stint. He, therefore, has the unique distinction of having an experience in all the three key areas of functioning of a mutual fund – mobilization of funds, investments and investor servicing.

He is currently also an active member of Mumbai Angels.

He has also served as a Director on the Board of Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI)

He is an Honours Graduate in Economics from University of Delhi and a Post Graduate from IIM Calcutta.

Pavan Tourani - Vice President

Part of the team for ~3 years

7+ years experience as an Equity Analyst and Commodities trader

Part of Equity Research Team at UBS Asia and Crisil

Part of IR team and MD’s office at an Indian listed e-commerce entity

He has done his MBA from NITIE