ABOUT US

LEADERSHIP AND TEAM MEMBERS

Founded in the UK some two decades ago, Invicta has a long history in global logistics, supply chain, finance and digital transformation. As Invicta evolved, it moved further into enterprise technology consulting, Venture Capital/PE and business growth advisory. Today it houses a team of industry specialists and seasoned entrepreneurs that cover leading clients across the Asia Pacific region, Europe, and the US. From large corporations to early-stage ventures, Invicta now boasts some of the most unique capabilities in banking, logistics, healthcare, sustainability, and technology. 

LEADERSHIP TEAM

IAN SEHGAL

Founder & CEO

Ian is a co-founder of Invicta with more than 25 years of hands-on expertise in technology, e-commerce, strategy, business process, change, program and operational management.  Ian is group head of Invicta.

 

In addition to helping numerous enterprise customers across several industry sectors to transform, automate, digitalize and grow revenue Ian has helped launch, grow and scale more than 8 successful start-ups and high-growth businesses across 4 continents and 3 industries.

 

Ian started out as a commodities and equity trader.  He has held corporate roles in executive management, digital and software product management, product marketing and e-commerce at technology and services companies in the supply chain, logistics and maritime sector.  He also advises family offices and private equity portfolio companies with diverse business holdings on strategy, acquisitions, emerging trends and pragmatic ways to unlock value from new technologies. Ian also designs business solutions, apps and even codes!

JAMES VARUN SEHGAL

Principal Director: Financial Markets And Regulatory

James specializes in xVA Portfolio Management, Risk Management (Market and Credit), Basel III Regulation, IFRS 9, Capital Optimisation, Documentation, Risk Policy & Control and Governance.

 

James has been working in the financial services industry for almost 19 years across 3 continents. He has diverse experience in front office portfolio management, desk head, Risk Control & Policy, Regulation Strategy at leading, UK, Dutch and Canadian financial institutions.

 

In his last role he worked in Singapore for a UK global bank where he was Managing Director and Asia Pacific Head of xVA for more than 5 years.  Before that he was based in London and North America where he held senior roles in CVA, Market Risk and portfolio management. He is also co-author of the PRMIA Handbook on Counterparty Risk & CVA.

OUR CONSULTANTS

CYNTHIA MARK

Business Director & Principal Consultant

Cynthia currently develops and manages the partnership ecosystem for Invicta identifying and executing business development opportunities. She leads and manages client projects , providing consulting and advisory services for strategic business solutions.

 

Cynthia has more than 10 years experience in the supply chain and transportation industry having held various regional roles in the transportation industry. She has deep domain experience in end to end commercial and operations management  with specialised product knowledge on ocean route/product management, network optimization, trade management and customer segmentation models. She has worked with regional and global carriers, global agencies and terminal operators in various transformation projects establishing 24/7 customer centric commercial and operational teams and solutions.

David Mason

Principal Consultant: Technology and Business

David is a technology professional with over 30 years’ working experience from maintenance professional to CTO and business founder. He has an in-depth knowledge of virtualization, IAAS, SAAS, Cloud and EUC across multiple industries.

 

His core focus in recent years has been in guiding the innovation of products, solutions and services, with emphasis on cloud platforms, cloud adoption and productization of on-demand products. He has consulted with organisations both large and small, to guide the development of technology and service creation, adoption and building sales capability. David has a strong foundation in large infrastructure design, deployment and management combined with Agile and XP development both on-shore and off-shore.

 

He has a proven capability to deliver complex, high value projects and products through the application intuitive product, service, innovation, solid product and program management combined with a proven ability to create, manage and drive diverse highly distributed teams.

OUR TECHNOLOGY TEAM

Kelly Walkert

Chief Architect – Solutions and Technology Guru

Kelly has 18 years’ broad ICT experience. His expertise spans both the public and private sectors, in various vertical markets: banking\finance, retail\ecommerce, telecommunications and healthcare (7 years’ healthcare IT experience).

 

Kelly worked for blue-chip, multinational corporations (MNC) on large-scale IT transformation programmes including the UK NHS National Programme for IT (a multi-billion GBP programme, reported to be “the world’s largest civil information technology programme”).  He has a wide-ranging skill set that covers the complete Systems Development Life Cycle. Specializing in enterprise messaging systems, distributed systems, enterprise application integration and service-oriented architecture.

 

Customers find Kelly to be proactive, results-oriented and able to effectively communicate complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences, at all levels (including CxO).

Zuhed Aman Zalil

Product and Project Delivery – AGILE

  • Techno-Business Functional Professional with over 9+ years of experience across Utilities, Government, Banking and Financial Services Industry.
  • Expertise: Project Manager/Product Manger, Business Analysis, Business Process management, Workflow Automation
  • Re-engineered payment mechanism which increased online monthly premium payments by 23%
  • Successfully signed off $53 million project on-time to client
  • PwC Valued Team member recognition for the year 2016-17 and PwC Individual employee recognition for the year 2015-16 for solutions to clients
  • Recognized by Symantec for providing 84% accurate product solutions to client

Anirban Dutta

Digital Innovation & Lead Development

  • Product Design, Business Solutions design, technology professional and entrepreneur with over 10 years application and system development experience
  • Expertise: Ui/Ux, Customer Centric Design, Low Code and Workflow Development, Lead Engineering and
    Product Management experience
  • Built over 30 applications across multiple industries including banking and e-Commerce
  • Built the worlds first P2P money transfer system, now used by over 5m users
  • Winner of the CES Award for Innovative Product of the Year
  • Formally recognized as top employee at Tata Group

Suneethi Lekshmi Ramaian

SR. PM & Business Process Analyst

  • Over 11 years in business application, business process analysis, IT project delivery across multiple industries including government agencies in Singapore
  • Expertise: Business Analysis (information gathering, BRD, FRD and Technical Specs requirements), Testing, Data Analysis
  • Strong Stakeholder and User Management experience
  • Has implemented and delivered complex business and IT applications and migrations across CRM, Workflow Automation, Risk and Compliance

OUR ANALYSTS

Sue Mason

Business Analyst: Commercial Operations

Sue is a marketing and business management professional with over 12 years of focus on business development. She started her business development career in Singapore International Arbitration Centre where the focus is on building the international awareness of Singapore as the hub for dispute resolution, next she joined the market research firm as an international project manager managing clients such as Swarovski gain consumer insights into their retail concept, service and product offering. She then joined a digital marketing agency where she managed digital marketing campaigns for clients such as NTUC and Club21.

 

Leaving the digital marketing agency, she then moved on as a brand marketing manager, where the focus is on go to market strategy for American and European brands entering the APAC market. Next, Sue consulted with a 3D printing start-up as the head of marketing where she spearheaded their entire marketing and e-commerce activities. She was then promoted to the position of general manager where she oversaw the entire management of the business including sales, inventory and marketing. Sue’s educational background is in Psychology.

Jovius Kwok

Business Analyst: Shipping/Logistics Operations

Jovius has been active in the liner shipping and logistics industry for over two decades.She started her shipping career with a major Japanese shipping line for eight years in the transhipment department. She then moved on to roles in a global freight forwarding organisation, ranging from customers service, operations, project team, regional freight procurement and Tender management to provide Logistics solution to the business.

 

In recent years she joined a cargo owner company where her responsibilities included driving leverage of supply chain and logistics activities, working with ocean carriers and 3rd party logistics service providers in improving logistics activities to maximise value and achieve a sustainable competitive advantage.