Gulpreet was Managing Director at ChrysCapital Investment Advisors for a period of 14 years from 2000 till 2014. ChrysCapital is one of the leading private equity players in India with total assets under management of more than USD 2.5 billion. Gulpreet played a key role as a part of the founding team and was also the face of the firm in the investment community. He was responsible for raising funds from over hundred highly reputed global investors and several well-known family offices around the world. Gulpreet is a member of the board of directors of several Indian companies. Prior to ChrysCapital he was selected and worked in the global financial management leadership program at General Electric (GE). He holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance. Gulpreet is also a member of the Young Presidents Organization, a leading global organization of young CEOs.
Tikka has been serving as the Advisor to the Chairman of Louis Vuitton from 1998 through 2015 and has overseen corporate business, new business development, marketing and brand building for the Louis Vuitton Group in India and select markets globally. Prior to his role at Louis Vuitton, he was the chief representative of Moet-Hennessy in India and was instrumental in launching Dom Perignon and Hennessy XO in India. He also represents Societe Generale Bank in India and has previously been associated with the Inchcape Group. Tikka completed his education from The Doon School, Dehradun and the University of Delhi. Tikka is considered to be the "Guru of Luxury" in India and has been awarded the "Order of Mohammad" by his majesty the king of Morocco and the "Légion d'Honneur" by the President of the French Republic in 2014.
Diviya has spent 10 years in the financial service industry spanning hedge funds, private equity and banking. Prior to Samaira Investment, Diviya was at a California based hedge fund, GTCM, investing in Indian public equities. In the past she has also worked at Barclays UK, ICICI Venture and ICICI Bank, Mumbai. Diviya has co-authored several research papers, with Banking Sector Reform, IMF and Access to Banking Services in Bihar, Planning Commission of India being amongst the notable ones. Diviya earned her M.B.A. degree from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. She also holds an M.A. degree in economics from the Delhi School of Economics. Diviya enjoys dancing and is a resident expert on Bollywood.