Head of PEP - London
Gaya joined WIBF in 2022 as the Head of Personal Excellence Programme (PEP) for London. She has been an active member of WIBF since September 2020 and a mentor under the WIBF Mentorship Programme since April 2021. Gaya has attended several WIBF virtual events since, particularly ones on building confidence, imposter syndrome and personal brand. She finds the key takeaways from these events to be invaluable.
Gaya previously led events on topics including cyber risk, leadership, sustainability & factor investing as part of the ExCo of London Alumni Club of London Business School (LBS) involving C-suite speakers, industry experts and faculty (2018-21). She enjoys organising and attending knowledge-sharing networking events.
Gaya has extensive experience in Corporate and Investment Banking across India and the UK in client coverage and credit risk spanning Corporates (multi-sector) and FIG involving deal structuring, due diligence and portfolio management. She joined Santander UK in 2014, shifted to London Branch in 2018 where she has also worked on several strategic initiatives including regulatory deliverables. Gaya holds a Masters in Finance from LBS and an MBA from India.