Kushal is Partner and CFO at Aspada Investment Advisors. Kushal leads the agriculture portfolio at Aspada and serves on the boards of most of their agri-focused companies. Further, he leads the initiatives on fund raise - both debt and equity for the entire portfolio. 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.