Sonu Bhasin is part of the Founding Team of FAB – Families And Business. She is also an Advisor to Boards/Top Management, and Non-Executive Director on Boards and has her own consulting firm BlueWaters Advisorie.
Ms. Bhasin has headed the retail bank and branch banking for two of the top five private sector banks in India as President, Axis Bank and Group President, Yes Bank. Her last employment was as Chief Operating Officer at Tata Capital overseeing Travel Forex and Cards | e-Nxt Financials Limited. Tata Capital Limited is a subsidiary of Tata Sons Limited.
Her foray into banking was as one of the first private bankers in India and she headed the North and East regions of the country for ING Barings Private Bank. Before that, she started her career as a TAS Officer with the TATA Group. TAS is a Management Programme for the Tata Group in which very select postgraduates are handpicked by the Group each year and groomed to be future business heads. She is a Hons Graduate in Mathematics from St. Stephen's College and has a degree in MBA from FMS, Delhi University.
She has spent a large part of her professional life working closely with the Owners of Family Businesses. As a Banker she helped many Family Business Owners work their way successfully within the family related complexities. She understands the frustration that Owners go through when they are unable to find answers to family problems which prevent their businesses from prospering and perpetuating. She has personally worked with Family Business Owners and helped resolve matters such as bringing the Inheritors to the Business, organizing the Governance of the Business and the Family and dealing with cultural issues in the Families.