Mr. Conrad D’Souza

Nominee Director - HDFC Investments Limited (India)

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Mr. D’Souza was appointed as the Nominee Director on 15 March 2019. Previously he was the Alternate Director for HDFC Investments Ltd. India from 9th September 2008 till 14 March 2019.

Qualification & Experience

Mr. Conrad has a Master’s Degree in Commerce, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and is a Senior Executive Program (SEP) graduate of the London Business School. He joined HDFC in 1984 and is a Member of the Executive Management & Chief Investor Relations Officer. He is also a Member of the Asset Liability Committee (ALCO) and the Risk Management Committee. He was earlier the Treasurer of HDFC and his responsibilities included resource mobilisation both domestic and international and asset liability management. He has also worked earlier in Operations and Management Services at HDFC and was also Regional Manager - Maharashtra. As Treasurer he was also responsible for HDFC’s US $ 500 million Foreign Currency Convertible Bond and also the country’s first simultaneous issue of a Non-Convertible Bond with a Warrant in the domestic markets. He has been a consultant to USAID / UNDP and IFC (Washington) and has undertaken assignments in Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe.

Other Appointments

Mr D’Souza has been a member of national committees to review the Introduction of Variable Rate Mortgages and for the creation of a Secondary Mortgage Market in India.

Instrumental in setting up mortgage finance companies in Bangladesh, Egypt, Maldives and Tanzania and is currently on the Board of First Housing Finance (Tanzania) Limited.

Mr D’Souza is a member of the boards of Nations Trust Bank Plc., Sri Lanka, HDFC Sales Limited India’s largest mortgage distribution company, Camlin Fine Sciences Limited, Chalet Hotels Limited, Asianet Satellite Communication Limited, HDFC Education and Development Services Private Limited, HDFC Holdings Limited and HDFC Investments Limited.

Mr D’Souza is the Chairman of the Governing Council of the Association of Finance Professionals of India

Board Committees

- Audit Committee (Member)

- Credit & Risk Management Committee (Member)

- Nomination & Remuneration Committee (Member)

- IPO Committee (Member)

He does not hold any shares in any company in the Maldives that has or will be perceived as a conflict of interest with HDFC Plc.