Prashant Chavan

Associate Director - Quality Control, London, UK
/ / What I do at Synechron

Technology implementations of RegTech programs

My role cuts across Technology and Business Consulting. In my capacity as Delivery Head, I am responsible for the technology implementations of RegTech programs, such as having successfully delivered a MiFID II program to a Tier-1 Bank. As the Head of Business Consulting – India, I am responsible for building the offshore business consulting practice, developing its capabilities, as well as delivering consulting programs such as an FRTB Program for a Global Bank. My primary focus is on customer satisfaction and team motivation, which I use to measure the success of a delivery.

A DAY IN THE LIFE

Prashant ensures the building of the offshore business consulting practice, customer satisfaction and successful delivery

/ / Why I joined Synechron

Fast growth and enthusiastic desire to be a leader in FinTech

I was drawn to the unique way that Synechron delivers projects, especially for the Capital Markets space. Synechron is a transparent and people-driven organization that has always taken care of its customers and employees. Particularly appealing was Synechron’s fast growth and enthusiastic desire to be a leader in FinTech. It is exciting to be part of such a dynamic organization and taking on new challenges every day. Having engaged in an entrepreneurial venture with childhood friends myself, I can directly relate with Synechron’s DNA.

/ / My skills, qualifications and experience

Experience in handling large IT and financial services industry.

I have managed large engagements and programs of 150+ member teams across numerous geographies. Over the years, I have helped deliver multi-million, multi-year, multi-location programs including Greenfield, technology upgrades and migrations, and business enhancement projects across numerous areas, including the Front Office, Regulation, Risk, Trading Exchange and Clearing. Additionally, I have directly worked with C-Level executives and regularly serve as the bridge between stakeholders and the Synechron team. I take pride in helping to build up, coach, mentor, motivate and develop a team of top performers. Prior to Synechron, I spent 10 years in Singapore, London and Sweden, holding titles such as Head of Testing and Head of Program Management within IT and financial services industry.

/ / My personal interests

Cricket, beaches and mountains

I enjoy talking with people about new ideas and how to make the world a better place to live. I also greatly enjoy watching and playing cricket, and spending leisure time on beaches and in the mountains. My weekends are dedicated to family and friends, especially my daughter.

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