Dr. Shikha Bagai

Country Managing Director, India & Mauritius

Dr. Shikha Bagai

Shikha leads India business of Vistra and is responsible for overseeing Vistra’s business growth across service offerings and clients in India.

Shikha is a Qualified Chartered Accountant from India, has cleared CPA from Denver, Colorado (USA) and is MBA from Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, a top management institute in India, where she is also currently pursuing an Executive doctoral degree. She brings two decades of experience and expertise in the financial services industry, at national and global levels. Shikha is a people and customer-centric leader with a strong track record of building high performance teams.

Prior to joining Vistra, Shikha was a part of the founding Leadership team as Chief Financial Officer of Aditya Birla Health Insurance Co Limited, a part of Aditya Birla Capital. In this role, she played a key role in making this business the fastest growing health insurance company of the country.

Previously, Shikha spent over a decade in the capital markets space as a part of the founding leadership team and CFO of IL&FS Securities Services. Her assignments spanned across different verticals of professional clearing services, securities lending, custody and fund services, with the clearing business gaining its way to becoming one of the largest players on Indian Stock Exchanges. 

Shikha joined Vistra group as Country Managing Director, India with effect from February 1, 2021. Shikha is also a trained Indian classical dancer and practices the art form of Bharatnatyam.

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