Kushal is the Chief Financial Officer at Aspada Investment Advisors. Kushal leads the agriculture portfolio at Aspada and serves on the boards of 3 horticulture supply chain companies, 1 cold chain logistics company apart from a secondary care hospital company. Further, he leads the initiatives on fund raise - both debt and equity for the entire portfolio and over the last year he has played a key role in raising follow on equity investments for three agri and logistics companies, apart from several debt initiatives. Kushal is passionate about working with organizations in their formative phase and is closely involved with portfolio companies in their strategic and financial planning, process implementation, performance management and risk management. His previous engagements include Financial Controller at an e-commerce start up and significant stints at ITC – one of India’s largest conglomerate and PWC. Kushal is a meritorious Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a graduate in commerce from St. Xavier's College, Kolkata.