Garima is a Full-Time MBA Candidate (Class of ’23) at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, where she also heads the Finance & Banking Club. Pre-MBA, she has worked for over 5 years of in Credit Risk & Ratings, and Project & Structured Finance in Mumbai, India. She is experienced in working with business leadership and managing cross-functional stakeholder relationships. She began her career with the Indian subsidiary of S&P Global in the Corporate and Infrastructure Ratings team, covering renewable energy and consumer durables sectors. She later moved to work for Aditya Birla Capital, which is the financial services arm of the Fortune-500 Aditya Birla conglomerate. She worked as a Manager with the Project & Structured Finance team, managing debt deal origination, structuring, negotiation and closure across various infrastructure projects in the country – spanning roads and highways, renewable energy projects, cement manufacturing plants etc. She also gained experience at Business Development in this role, working to expand the team’s offerings to mid-markets.
Garima also holds a 5-year Integrated Diploma in Management (Masters) from Indian Institute of Management, Indore.