Shivalingam Pillai

Chief Compliance Officer

Shivalingam Pillai comes with more than 25 years of work experience. Prior to joining us, he has worked as CFO with Selfin India and HDFC Sales, preceded by a 18 year stint with Mahindra Finance, leading the RBI Compliances, Strategic Planning, Budgeting, FP&A, MIS, Systems implementation during his tenure. He has also worked for Bombay Dyeing, United Phosphorus Ltd & Aventis Crop Science Ltd during the initial phase of his career.

He is a veteran in financial management, regulatory compliance and corporate governance.

He is a Chartered Accountant, Cost Accountant and Company Secretary. He is a qualified yoga teacher from The Yoga Institute, Santacruz (RYT-900) and is a weekend honorary faculty with The Yoga Institute conducting dhyana (meditation) and asana sessions for the teacher training students of the Institute. He is an avid walker and a marathoner.

He spends his spare time amidst nature trails, waterfalls and also helping people lead better holistic lives. He leads a simple and disciplined life, has fruits for breakfast, a homemade lunch and only plain water thereafter, observes complete fast (air fasting) on all Ekadashis. He believes in the maxim, ‘Stay hungry, stay foolish’ and that victory over the sense indulgences is the first step to a calmer, well balanced self.

He is married to Sumathi & is blessed with Vigneshwaran, who is currently pursuing his AS level.

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