Mr. Diaz has been on the investment committee or internal review committee of AIMVCF, AICL and AFF. Mr. Diaz is on the boards of various investee companies (Equitas Finance Ltd., Altum Credo Home Finance Pvt. Ltd., Vortex Engineering Pvt. Ltd., Vaatsalya Healthcare Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Intellecash Microfinance Network Pvt. Ltd., Connect India E-Commerce Services Private LimitedSuryoday Micro Finance Ltd., and INI Farms Pvt. Ltd.). Prior to Aavishkaar, Mr. Diaz has worked with Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) for 28 years in all areas of banking with assignments in India, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia Pacific Region. Mr. Diaz has also been associated with AVMS since its inception. Since leaving SCB in late 2001, Mr. Diaz was briefly Head, Reuters Consulting, South Asia before becoming a freelance consultant in Banking. Mr. Diaz is also on the boards of several companies; both in his personal capacity and as a nominee of AVMS. He is promoter director of Lynx Healthplus, a franchisee of The Apollo Clinic, India’s leading healthcare diagnostics company.
Mr. Diaz is also an active member of TiE-Mumbai (The Indus Entrepreneurs, Mumbai Chapter) and enjoys mentoring new and upcoming entrepreneurs.
Mr. Diaz has a Bachelors in Mathematics from Loyola College, Chennai and an MBA from XLRI, Jamshedpur