• Rahul Desai

    As the CEO of Redwood Finance, Rahul brings his decade long experience in international portfolio management to the table. Having graduated as a Mechanical Engineer from University College London (UCL), Rahul pursued his career in the trading and portfolio management world with great success, having been named CEO of Warwyck Phoenix Securities Ltd by the age of 30. Exuding a dynamic, effective, and influential leadership style that motivates, Rahul overseas the investment management and business development side of the company and is determined to continue growing both the wealth of Redwood’s clients and the AUM of the company at the already impressive rate since the creation of the company.



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  • Mitesh Hassamal

    Mitesh is a skilled financial services professional with experience across all major financial markets including New York, London and Hong Kong. Between 2010-2018, Mitesh worked on the Equity Capital Markets desk at UBS in the New York office with a focus on capital raising across several sectors. Between 2003-2010, Mitesh worked at Credit Suisse across several businesses including corporate finance and capital markets. Mitesh has advised and executed transactions for corporates, institutional investors, family offices, and government entities. Mitesh holds a BSc (Hons) in Management Sciences from the London School of Economics (‘LSE’).



    +230 5258 1070

  • Alex Alexander

    Alex is a result-oriented professional, with over eighteen years of rich and varied experience specialized in strategy, financial markets, capital raising, finance, and operational execution, across Sub-Saharan Africa, Mauritius and India. Between 2013-2018, Alex was the Managing Director of CIEL Healthcare Africa, growing the healthcare cluster of CIEL Group from a small stake in one hospital in Mauritius to a regional healthcare provider across Sub-Saharan Africa and the Indian Ocean region. Between 2002-2013, Alex ran various functions within Fortis Healthcare in India, Mauritius and Uganda, across corporate finance, accounting, business development, and operations. Early in his career, he also worked with Emaar MFG Land within capital raising and investor relations activities. He also serves as a Director on the Board of select large corporates in Mauritius and overseas. Alex holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) from Delhi University and an MBA specializing in Finance from the University of Lincoln, UK.



    +230 5499 1028