Sheela Ahuja, CFA, FRM
FRM Program & CFA® Program instructor
Sheela, our lead trainer, has honed her financial analytical skills while working for organizations such as M.H. Al Shaya, Al Tayer Group, Majid Al Futtaim (Properties) and AIG. The unique complexities presented by each company, helped her develop a deeper understanding of financial practices exercised by different industries. She also has experience in the fields of accountancy, travel, retail, logistics and insurance, to name a few.
Sheela’s academic achievements not only include a certification of a Financial Risk Manager (FRM); but also successful completion of the CFA program (L1-L3). Her dedication and yearning of knowledge resulted with the completion of the CFA program in less than 3 years, and a single-attempt clearance on both her FRM examinations. Additionally, Sheela was awarded a First Class in her BA (Hons) in Finance, from the University of Manchester (U.K.).
With the passion for edification, and more than 3 years’ experience of training students, in the CFA and the FRM examinations, Sheela aims to share her knowledge of the financial markets – with the same passion and zest she possesses.
Luv Kumar, ACCA, CMA, ICMA, CIA
Luv, a dynamic individual is a Certified Management Accountant and a Qualified ACCA affiliate with experience in industries ranging from automotive, retail, real estate and logistics. Along with hands on experience in Auditing and Accounting, this young affiliate shares a passion to train students, enabling them to achieve their goals.
Having had an arduous experience whilst undergoing his CPA training, Luv appreciates the difficulties and complexities involved in succeeding at professional certifications. His experiences encouraged him to choose the career path of training others. Luv also shares a great interest in ‘Taxation’ and has been awarded a diploma by the United States Federal Income Taxation, Devry University (U.S.A.).
Apart from his professional life, Luv is a health & sports enthusiast. In his spare time he loves to play tennis, workout in gym or jog a mile, which gives our students a chance for free dieting advice.
Jatin Tilani, CFA
Jatin Tilani, is a qualified ACCA affiliate and has cleared all 3 levels of the CFA exam in his first attempt. Jatin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting & Finance from Heriot Watt University, Dubai and has graduated with a distinction. He has 8+ years of professional experience within the banking and e-commerce industry as a Credit Analyst and Internal Auditor, with a knack in data analytics. Jatin is an EDGE alumni and is currently teaching the ‘Ethics’ and ‘Equity’ modules within the CFA curriculum to level 1 candidates.’
Shrikant Chaturvedi, Approved Auditor-MOE UAE, CFA, FCA
Shrikant is a Senior Finance Professional and Managing Director @ Monitor Group. Before taking over Monitor, Shrikant has worked with various companies in the UAE as CFO and Financial Controller. He has been an active member on the Board committees. Shrikant has extensive experience in fund raising with banks and has successfully managed various local and international banking relationships. Shrikant is a Chartered Accountant from India and a CFA Charter holder from the CFA Institute, USA. He is a Certified Auditor from the Accounts Auditors Department of the UAE Ministry of Economy. He is passionate about teaching and has keen interest in Corporate Finance, Equity & Portfolio Management.