Soumya Rajan is presently the Co-Founder, MD & CEO of Waterfield Advisors, an India centric advisory firm that works closely with Family-Owned Businesses and Trusts in three related areas of a Multi-Family Office, Corporate Advisory Services and Alternative Asset Management. The firm's founding principles are based on trust and transparency and the firm offers a unique proposition of a no conflict of interest approach in dealing with clients. In a short period of 2 years, the firm has successfully been able to count several of India’s leading corporate houses and families as their clients.
Soumya Rajan started her career with ANZ Grindlays Bank (later Standard Chartered Bank) and spent over 16 years with the Bank. Her last assignment was as Managing Director and Head Private Bank, India at Standard Chartered. Awarded Outstanding Young Private Banker 2010 in October 2010 by Private Banker International for excellence in performance, leadership and innovation; her banking experience ranges from Consumer Banking, Risk Management and SME Banking to Private Banking.
Soumya won the Radhakrishnan Scholarship to study at Oxford University where she completed a degree in Mathematics from Balliol College. Prior to Oxford, Soumya completed her Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from St. Stephens College, Delhi.