HEAD OF ANALYTICS
Pravesh is a data enthusiast with a background spanning areas like Data Analytics and Credit Scoring, Risk Management and Anti-Money Laundering. He leads the analytics function at Cim Finance and is responsible for guiding business strategies through data-driven insights by leveraging the organisation’s large databases. A key role of the analytics function is to constantly optimise the credit scoring and auto-approval mechanism in the consumer finance business to unlock greater value, while ensuring that risks are kept under control.
Pravesh joined Cim Finance in 2016 as Risk Manager and was successively promoted to Senior Risk Manager in 2018 and Head of Analytics in 2020. In parallel, he supported the organisation in performing anti-money laundering tasks up to January 2019.
He cumulates over 14 years of experience in the banking and financial services industry. Prior to joining Cim Finance, he spent three years working at the Bank of Mauritius, followed by five years in the Risk Management and Strategic Planning and Research departments at the State Bank of Mauritius. He holds a PhD in Mathematics from Loughborough University (UK), an MBA in Financial Risk Management and a first class BSc (Hons) in Mathematics from the University of Mauritius.