Advisory Board

Dhiraj Mathur
Advisory Board Member

Dhiraj Mathur combines vast field and policy experience in the State and Federal Governments, multilateral organisations and the private sector to provide strategic advice to leading corporations in a wide range of sectors including A&D, Education, Auto, Health, Tourism, Pharma, Civil Aviation, Electronics, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), foreign trade policy and TRM. He set up the first professional Aerospace & Defence (A&D) practice in India as well as the Trade Remedial Measures (TRM) and Education practices.

Dhiraj was also a Partner with PwC India. Prior to PwC, he spent 24 years in the Indian Administrative Service. Key positions in the Govt. of India include Secretary of the Department of Energy, G/o Madhya Pradesh, Director in the D/o Industrial Policy & Promotion,  G/o  India.  He has also consulted with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation and the Foreign Investment Advisory Services of the World Bank/IFC.

Dhiraj was a Director on the Boards of the power distribution, generation and transmission companies of  MP,  as well as the Regional Rural bank and Central Cooperative banks in MP.  He was also on the National Defence Committees of ASSOCHAM and AMCHAM.

He holds a B. Tech from IIT, Delhi, and Masters in Economic Policy Management from Columbia University, New York. He completed his MBA in Finance from Pace University, New York and M. Phil in International Economics from New School University, New York.

 


Sanjeev Keskar
Advisory Board Member

Sanjeev Keskar has joined Aequs as an Advisory Board Member to support business strategies for the Aequs Consumer division and Aequs Engineered Plastics, getting the right Technology, EMS, and Supply Chain partnerships for Electronics. Also, getting the right talent for electronics business operations, working on short-term and long-term roadmap for Business Development activities.

Sanjeev brings on board over 35 years of experience in Sales and Marketing across various companies. Prior to Aequs, he was Managing Director Sales (India and SEA) at Arrow Electronics. His previous assignments include working with PMC Sierra India (P) Ltd. as Country Manager (India), Freescale Semiconductor (Motorola) as Country Manager (India and SAARC), AMD Far East Ltd. as Country Manager (India), National Semiconductor.

Sanjeev's passion for Sales and Marketing is to build a high value-add ecosystem for India's electronics industry and support local product companies and start-ups.

Sanjeev holds a master's in management science, majoring in marketing, and a bachelor's in engineering, majoring in Electronics and Telecommunications.