Our Advisors

Chetan Mathur​


Mr. Mathur is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a B.Com from Nizam College, Osmania University. He has 30 years of experience in leadership roles in finance in the consumer goods industry in Asia. He has developed expertise in M&A and integrating new businesses. He has worked in several PepsiCo businesses across Asia and the Middle East, and has been in roles ranging from CFO of large Foods businesses, to Business Planner, Commercial Head for Franchise business, and Audit Director of an International business based in NY USA. In his last role at PepsiCo, he was the Senior Director, Controller India Region at PepsiCo

He has received 6 international finance awards in PepsiCo, which includes recognition for Strategic Impact, and People Leadership and Control Excellence. He has created a non-routine & enterprise risk assessment toolkit to identify and address non-routine risks, and also best practice tools for Agro accounting and Fraud risks.

Siddhartha Pahwa


Siddhartha Pahwa is a Founding Member of Ocimum Partners and former CEO of Meru Cabs. Experienced CEO with a demonstrated history of working in the consumer product and services industry. Skilled in Building Teams and Organizations, GTM strategy, Business Planning, Operations Management, Strategic Planning, Forecasting & Negotiation. Implement technology solutions to drive efficiency and effectiveness across all functions. Strong business development professional with a Chartered Accountant focused in Accountancy from Institute of Chartered Accountant of India.