The Board of Directors2018-09-11T20:41:54+00:00
Mr Hitesh Anadkat
Mr Hitesh AnadkatChairman
Mr. Anadkat holds an MBA from Cornell University and a B.Sc. Economics (Hons) from the University of London. Prior to returning to Malawi to establish First Merchant…
Mr. Anadkat holds an MBA from Cornell University and a B.Sc. Economics (Hons) from the University of London. Prior to returning to Malawi to establish First Merchant Bank, he worked in a corporate finance house in USA specializing in mergers, acquisitions and valuations.
He holds directorates in four commercial Banks and in a number of other sectors of the Malawi economy, principally telecommunications, manufacturing and property development.
Dheeraj Dikshit
Dheeraj DikshitDirector
Mr Dikshit holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Commerce. Prior to joining FMB, Mr Dikshit worked for HSBC in different capacities. He has more than 21 years’ working…
Mr Dikshit holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Commerce. Prior to joining FMB, Mr Dikshit worked for HSBC in different capacities. He has more than 21 years’ working experience in corporate and commercial banking as well as retail banking and consumer assets. Mr Dikshit joined FMB in 2011.
Dr. José Manuel Caldeira
Dr. José Manuel CaldeiraDirector
Dr Caldeira is a founding member of the Order of Lawyers of Mozambique, a member of the Scientific Council of the National Association of Mozambican Jurists (ANJUR)…
Dr Caldeira is a founding member of the Order of Lawyers of Mozambique, a member of the Scientific Council of the National Association of Mozambican Jurists (ANJUR), Honorary Consul of Iceland in Maputo, and a founding partner of Sal & Caldeira Advogados, Lda. He is responsible for legal consulting services in several areas, including legal advice to the Government of Mozambique, and has extensive experience in institutional reform of the Mozambican public sector, including the legal sector and other institutions.
Mr. Vijay Kantaria
Mr. Vijay KantariaDirector
Mr Kantaria holds a BA Degree from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Cape Town …
Mr Kantaria holds a BA Degree from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Mr Kantaria has over 11 years of banking experience. After University, he started his career at Merrill Lynch International, UK. In 2008 he joined Renaissance Capital, in Nairobi Kenya as Senior Associate. In 2010 he joined Old Mutual Kenya as General Manager in charge of Personnel Wealth and Stock Brokerage. He currently holds the position of Director – Business Development at Prime Bank, Kenya where he is responsible for the overall leadership and management of Marketing and Business Development strategy of the bank. He is a member of the Young Presidents Organization- a global network of young chief executives.
Mr. Subraya Prabhu
Mr. Subraya PrabhuDirector

Holds a Bsc Honnours degree in Commerce by Mysore Universtiy, India and Chartered Accountants with more than 30 experience in audit and accounting.