Amirapu Somasekhar (Soma) Senior Advisor

Areas of expertise
  • Business transformation
  • Restructuring and turnaround
  • Integration
  • Growth strategy
  • M&A transaction support


  • MBA, Indian Institute of Management
Soma was with Citibank / Citigroup for more than 25 years. He has a reputation as a strategic thinker and as a business leader both in the US and internationally. His expertise is in global strategy, investment management, investor relationships, equipment finance, corporate banking, financial control and risk management. He held senior management positions in Asia, Latin America, Africa, UK and USA. He also was an entrepreneur and set up a specialized finance business offering venture debt to emerging biotech, specialty pharmaceutical and medical tech companies.
In all business leadership positions, Soma has a strong record of changing revenue trajectories for the better, making business models more robust and attracting and building high performance teams. Soma qualified as a CFA in 2000. He was appointed Senior Credit Officer in 1991. He has an MBA (Finance) from the Indian Institute of Management (an affiliate of Sloan School), Calcutta, India. Soma and his wife Monisha live in Rye, NY.